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Bab (SP 116)

Sea Sled:

  • Built in 1916 at Murray and Tregurtha, South Boston, Massachusetts
  • Commissioned 24 July 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 16 August 1917
  • Returned to her owner 31 December 1918
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 7 t.
  • Length 38'
  • Beam 8' 1"
  • Draft 2' 4"
  • Speed 36 kts.
  • Complement: Two
  • Armament: Two machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two 200hp 8-cylinder Van Blerck gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Bab 119k Hauled out of the water during World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102038
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