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Patrol No. 4 (SP 8)


  • Built in 1915 by Britt Brothers, Lynn, MA
  • Commissioned 18 April 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 21 April 1917
  • Decommissioned 17 March 1919 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 40'
  • Beam 9'
  • Draft 2' 9"
  • Speed 25 kts.
  • Complement: Five
  • Armament: One machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 135hp 6-cylinder Sterling gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Patrol No. 4 86k Underway, during World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102118
    Naval Historical Center
    Patrol No. 4 119k In port during World War I.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102119

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