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Barracuda (SP 845)


Motor Boat: Built in 1912 at Marblehead, MA; Acquired by the Navy in June 1917; Commissioned in October 1917. For the rest of World War I, and for a few months after the November 1918 Armistice, Barracuda was assigned to patrol duties in the New York Harbor area. Decommissioned in February 1919 and returned to her owner. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 60'; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Complement unknown; Armament unknown.


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Barracuda 100k Underway in New York Harbor on 11 November 1918, flying signal flags and the National Ensign to celebrate the news that the Armistice had been signed. The steamer in the right distance is also dressed with flags.
USN Photo NH 45286
Naval Historical Center

There is no DANFS history currently available for Barracuda (SP 845).
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