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Psyche IV (SP 7)

Acquired Section Patrol Boat:
  • Built by Luders Marine Construction Co., Port Chester, NY
  • Launched, April 1909
  • Completed for Montrose W. Houck, New Rochelle, NY as the undocumented yacht Triune, 1909
  • Sold to H.L. Hartman, Philadelphia, PA, March 1910
  • Sold shortly thereafter to M. Herman Brill, Philadelphia, PA, renamed Granada
  • Sold to M.S. Bentham, New Rochelle, NY, renamed Psyche IV, circa 1913
  • Sold to Robert H. Ingersoll, Oyster Bay, NY, 1915
  • Participated in the Naval Civilian Training Cruise in Gravesend Bay, September 1916
  • Assigned designator SP-7 by Navy, but does not appear to have been taken into Naval service
  • Final disposition, advertised for sale by Ingersoll, July 1920 - further fate unknown
    Hull wood
    Displacement unknown
    Length 53' 6" waterline, 60' 3" overall
    Beam 11' 6"
    Draft 3' 9"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    one Speedway four cylinder, four cycle gasoline engine
    one shaft, 60 hp
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    Psyche IV
    459k Psyche IV, circa 1915.
    George Grantham Bain Collection, Library of Congress call number LC-B2- 3965-14
    Dave Wright
    Psyche IV
    459k Sale advertisement for Psyche IV from the New York Times, 18 July 1920. Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history available for Psyche IV at NavSource.

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