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Corinthia (SP 938)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Boy - Fox - Sail

Motorboat:

  • Built in 1909 by the gas Engine and Power Co. and Charles L. Seabury and Company, Morris Heights, NY
  • Commissioned 14 May 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 15 May 1917
  • Decommissioned 6 December 1918 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 66 t.
  • Length 85'
  • Beam 14' 4"
  • Draft 3' 9"
  • Speed 11.6 kts.
  • Complement 12
  • Armament: One 3-pounder, one 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 200hp 6-cylinder Speedway gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Corinthia 97k Photographed by H.J. Harvey, of New Orleans, Louisiana, prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100877
    Naval Historical Center
    Corinthia 76k Underway prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100878

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