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Herreshoff No. 306 (SP 1841)



Herreshoff #306 served both the US Navy and US Army Air Service

Motorboat: Built in 1917 as Hull No. 306 by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, Bristol, RI; Acquired by the Navy 14 February 1918; Commissioned USS Herreshoff No. 306 (SP 1841), 27 February 1918 at Newport, RI; Loaned to the War Department, 2 October 1920 for use by the U. S. Army Air Service; Returned to the Navy in March 1921; Sold 1 December 1922. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement, 60 t.; Length, 112' 5"; Beam 15' 2"; Draft, 4'; Speed, 24 kts.; Complement, unknown; Armament, one 6-pounder; Propulsion, unknown.


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Herreshoff #306 77k In harbor, circa 1917-18, possibly before she was taken over by the Navy.
U.S. Navy photo NH 101787
Naval Historical Center
Herreshoff #306 96k In harbor, circa 1917-18, possibly before she was taken over by the Navy.
U.S. Navy photo NH 101890
Naval Historical Center

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