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Riette (SP 107)


  • Built in 1916 as Amalia III by the Twentieth Century Yacht, Launch and Engine Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Renamed Temegan II and Riette
  • Acquired by the Navy 10 September 1917
  • Commissioned USS Riette (SP 107), 25 August 1917
  • Decommissioned 14 August 1919
  • Struck from the Navy list 27 September 1919
  • Sold 30 October 1919
  • Remained on yacht registers until 1958
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 31 t.
  • Length 60'
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 3' 4"
  • Depth of hold 5' 5"
  • Speed 11 kts.
  • Complement 12
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 50hp 4-cylinder Twentieth Century gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Motorboat Riette
    Riette 98k Photographed prior to her World War I Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102162
    Naval Historical Center
    USS Riette (SP 107)
    SP-689 65k Riette in an icy harbor, circa 1917-1919. Partially visible, at left, are Uncas (SP 689) and USS Perfecto (SP-86)
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102163
    Naval Historical Center

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