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Elizabeth (SP 972)

Elizabeth served both the U. S. Navy and Army.

Motorboat: Built in 1916 by Charles E. Bush, Crittenden, VA; Acquired by the Navy 4 October 1917; Ordered sold and placed "in commission in ordinary" as USS Elizabeth (SP 972) in May 1919; Withdrawn from sale in October 1919; Transferred to the War Department 10 November 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 53' 1"; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Complement unknown; Armament unknown.

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Elizabeth 106k In port, possibly during her World War I era U.S. Navy service as Elizabeth (SP-972). Astern is USS
Idylease (SP 119)
U.S. Navy photo NH 100235
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