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Ahdeek (SP 2589)


Motor Boat: Built in 1916 by the Charles L. Seabury and Gas Engine and Power Co., Morris Heights, NY; Acquired by the Navy 2 September 1918; Commissioned, (date unknown); Decommissioned, (date unknown); Struck from the Naval Register 25 October 1933. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 38'; Beam 8' 3"; Draft 2' 9"; Speed 20 mph; Complement unknown; Armament unknown.


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Ahdeek 55k Hauled out of the water, circa 1916-1918.
USN Photograph NH 95898
Naval Historical Center

Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships History: Ahdeek-a single-screw wooden-hulled motorboat built in 1916 for H. V. Schieren, at Morris Heights, N.Y., by the Charles L. Seabury and Gas Engine and Power Co.ówas inspected in the 3d Naval District on 7 April 1918 for possible use as an "aeronautic patrol" boat. Ordered taken over on 12 June 1918 and assigned the identification number SP-2589, Ahdeek did not again appear in extant records until 23 June 1919 when a dispatch directed the Commandant, 3d Naval District, to ship her and Estelle (SP-747) to the Culver Naval School, Culver, Ind. The next mention of her came with notice of her name's being struck from the Navy list on 25 October 1933.

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