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Hustle (YFB-6)
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Despatch (1908 - 1918)

Steam Cutter No. 423 (1902 - 1908)


  • Built as a wood-hulled steam cutter by Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, ME, 1902
  • Delivered and placed in service as Steam Cutter No. 423 at Naval Training Station, Newport, RI, 1902
  • Named Despatch, 1908
  • Renamed Hustle, 1918
  • Designated Yard Ferryboat (YFB-6), 17 July 1920
  • Placed out of service, 1921
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 66'6"
    Beam 13'6"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion steam

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