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Alameda (SP 1040)

Motorboat: Built in 1917 by the Western Boat Building Co., Tacoma, WA; Never taken over by the Navy. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 65'; Beam 15' 6"; Draft 7'; Speed 9 kts.; Complement nine; Armament none.

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Alameda 106k In port in 1917.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 99876
Robert Hurst

Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships History: Alameda (SP-1040)—a motorboat built in 1917 by the Western Boat Building Co.—was inspected for service on the section patrol in the spring of 1917. Apparently she was never taken over by the Navy for no records have been found to substantiate her acquisition or service.

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