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Corinthia (SP 938)



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

Motorboat:

  • Built in 1909 by Charles Seabury and Company, Morris Heights, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1917
  • Commissioned 14 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 12 kts.
  • Complement 12
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and one 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 160ihp 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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