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Wanderlust (SP 923)


Motorboat: Built in 1907 as Faalua by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA; Renamed Wanderlust in 1913; Acquired by the Navy 26 August 1917; Commissioned USS Wanderlust (SP 923), 12 September 1917; Returned to her owner 2 February 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 48 t.; Length 83'; Beam 13' 1"; Draft 3' 2"; Speed 12 kts.; Complement 13; Armament two 1-pounders and one machine gun.


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Wanderlust 83k Photographed circa 1913-1917.
U.S. Navy Photo NH 99128
Naval Historical Center
Wanderlust 124k In port, probably while awaiting return to her owner during the winter of 1918-1919.
U.S. Navy Photo NH 102507
Naval Historical Center

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