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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
ex-Albatross (SP 1003)
Motorboat:The third Albatross was built in 1912 by the Adams Shipbuilding Co., East Boothbay, MEAcquired by the Navy in 1917Commissioned Albatross (SP 1003), 10 August 1917 at Portsmouth Navy YardRenamed SP-1003 in 1918Decommissioned in February 1919Returned to her owner 1 May 1919Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 4 t.Length 39'Beam 9'Draft 3' 3"Speed 13 kts.Armament: One machine gun.
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||Photographed prior to World War I, probably in a Maine or Canadian Atlantic coast harbor
U.S. Navy photo NH 99222
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|01||LTJG Lewis Broughton Porterfield, USN - USNA Class of 1902|
Awarded the Navy Distinguished Service Medal (1918) - Retired as Rear Admiral
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DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website
This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan|