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SP-1260
ex-Marie (SP 1260)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1901 by C. B. Harrington, Bath, ME
  • Acquired by the Navy 4 April 1917
  • Delivered 7 August 1917
  • Commissioned Marie (SP 1260), 6 August 1917
  • Renamed SP-1260 in 1918 to avoid confusion with Marie (SP 100)
  • Struck from the Naval Register 10 January 1919 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 16 t.
  • Length 63'
  • Beam 12' 6"
  • Draft 4' 6"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Nine
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 4-cylinder 65hp Buffalo Heavy Duty gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SP-1260 153k U.S. Navy photo NH 100241 Naval History and Heritage Command

    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: The second Marie (SP-1260), a motorboat built in 1901, was ordered taken over by the Navy 4 April 1917 and commissioned 13 October 1917.

    After serving throughout the war on patrol duty in the 5th Naval District out of Norfolk, she was stricken from the Naval Register and returned to her owner, O. L. Owens, 10 January 1919.


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