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Dauntless (SP 1002)

Motorboat: Built in 1917 by W. Frank Harrison of Essex, CT; Acquired by the Navy 11 September 1917; Commissioned 1 October 1917; Returned to her owner, R.T.H. Barnes of Roxidge Avon, CT, 17 May 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 45'; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed 30 kts.; Complement unknown; Armament unknown.

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Dauntless 86k In a boat house, possibly that of her builder, W. Frank Harrison, of Essex, Connecticut, prior to her World War I
Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 101430
Naval Historical Center

Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships History:


Bold; fearless; intrepid.

The first Dauntless (No. 1002), a motor boat, served in the 2d Naval District at Newport during World War I.

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