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Margin (SP 2119)


Motorboat: Built in 1917 by W. E. Haff, Neptune Island, NY; Acquired by the Navy, 21 March 1918; Commissioned 28 June 1918; Returned to her owner, 1 April 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 2.5 t.; Length 41' 6"; Beam 7'; Draft 2" 6"; Speed 13 kts.; Complement 4; Armament one machine gun; Propulsion unknown.


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Size Image Description Source
Margin 63k Photographed prior to her World War I U.S. Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 101980
Naval Historical Center
Margin 62k Possibly photographed when she was inspected by the Third Naval District on 6 December 1917.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 99585
Robert Hurst

DANFS History: Margin (SP-2119) was built by W. E. Haff, Neptune Island, N.Y., in 1917; acquired on a free-lease basis from W. D. Hatch, Neptune Island, N.Y., 21 March 1918; and commissioned 28 June 1918. During her brief naval career, Margin served as a scout patrol boat in the 4th Naval District, based at Philadelphia. She was returned to her owner 1 April 1910.
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