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Chipper (SP 1049)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1909 at the New York Yacht, Launch and Engine Co., Morris Heights, NY for Mrs. Alice D. Wetherill of Philadelphia, PA
  • Acquired by the Navy in July 1917
  • Placed in service 24 July 1917
  • Returned to her owners 24 March 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Length 56'
  • Beam 11'
  • Draft 3' 6"
  • Propulsion: One 65hp 6-cylinder Twentieth Century gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Chipper 89k Photographed prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photos NH 99793 and NH 101397
    Naval Historical Center
    Chipper 103k

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