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Itty E (SP 952)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1916 by Murray and Tregurtha, South Boston, Massachusetts
  • Acquired by the Navy 6 July 1917 and commissioned the same day
  • Suffered engine damage in a fire in July 1918 and was determined to be a constructive loss
  • Struck from the Navy Register 6 December 1919
  • Scrapped in 1920 at the Washington Navy Yard, D.C.

    Specifications:

  • Length 25'
  • Beam 6'
  • Draft 20"
  • Speed 30 kts.
  • Armament: One machine gun
  • Propulsion: Two 75hp 4-cylinder Sturtevant gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Itty E 105k In port (in the center of the photo) circa May-July 1917, probably while being prepared for Navy service. USS Machigonne (SP 507) can be seen on the opposite side of the pier, with her bow number, stack and masts visible
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101834
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