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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
Pirate (SP 229)
Motorboat:The first Pirate was built in 1916 by the A. M. Craven Construction Co., Charleston, SCAcquired by the Navy 5 September 1917 and commissioned the same dayStruck from the Navy Register 26 December 1918 and returned to her ownerFate unknown.
Specifications:Length 42'Beam 11' 6"Draft 2' 11"Speed 8 kts.Complement: EightArmament: One 1-pounder and one machine gunPropulsion: One 30hp 4-cylinder Ralaco gasoline engine, one shaft.
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||Photographed during World War I. The life ring on her railing, aft, features her name and "SP" number.
U.S. Navy photos NH 102130 and NH 102131
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