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High Ball (SP 947)

Motorboat:The first High Ball was built in 1910
  • Acquired by the Navy 21 May 1917
  • Commissioned 1 June 1917 at the New York Navy Yard
  • Returned to her owner 21 May 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 45'
  • Beam 6' 6"
  • Draft 2' 6"
  • Speed 30 kts.
  • Complement: Three
  • Armament: One machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 75hp 4-cylinder Craig gasoline engine, one shaft.
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