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Teaser (SP 933)

Sank 27 December 1918

Motorboat: Built in 1916 by W. F. Dunn, West Norfolk, VA; Acquired by the Navy in November 1917; Commissioned 29 November 1917; Caught fire from engine backfire and sank 27 December 1918 in Hampton Roads, VA; Struck from the Navy list 15 February 1919.

Specifications: Displacement 20 t.; Length 60'; Beam 12'; Draft 3'; Speed 11.2 kts.; Complement eight; Armament two 1-pounders; Propulsion gasoline.

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Teaser 92k In the Elizabeth River, Virginia, off the Norfolk Navy Yard, circa 1917-1918.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102257
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