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ex-Courtenay P. (SP 899)

Motorboat: Built in 1916 by the Gas Engine and Power Company, Morris Heights, NY; Acquired by the Navy 5 July 1917; Commissioned USS Courtenay P. (SP 899), 30 August 1917; Renamed SP-899 in July 1918; Decommissioned Returned to her owner as unsuitable 12 December 1918. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 52'; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Compliment unknown; Armament unknown.

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Duplicate of Courtenay P.
Courtenay P. 96k Underway prior to World War I. This craft was an "exact duplicate" of the motor boat Courtenay P.
U.S. Navy photo NH 100886
Naval Historical Center
USS Courtenay P. (SP 899)
Courtenay P. 81k In port, circa 1917-1918.
U.S. Navy photo NH 100887
Naval Historical Center
Courtenay P. 143k 15 September 1917
Brooklyn Navy Yard
Photo by Burnell - Poole
National Archives photo 165WGZ-K-24
Dan Treadwell

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