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Commodore (SP 1425)

Commodore served both the U. S. Navy and the Army.

Motorboat: Built in 1917 as Herreshoff No. 318 by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, RI; Acquired by the Navy in October 1917; Commissioned USS Commodore (SP 1425) in November 1917; Decommissioned in May 1919 at Pensacola Naval Air Station, FL; Transferred to the Army in October 1919.
Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 62' 4"; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Complement unknown; Armament unknown.


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Commodore 53k c. December 1918 portion of Deck Log. Chris Wilson
Commodore 86k Off Pensacola, Florida, 19 March 1919.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
U.S. Navy photo 80-G-1017186
Naval Historical Center
Commodore 80k Off Pensacola, Florida, 19 March 1919.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
U.S. Navy photo 80-G-1017187
Naval Historical Center

Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships History: The second Commodore (No. 1425), a motorboat, served in the Navy during 1917-19.

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