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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
Endion (SP 707)
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Motorboat:Built in 1898 by the Gas Engine and Power Co. and Charles L. Seabury Co., Morris Heights, NY for Jesse H. Metcalf of Providence, RISold in 1904 by LeRoy Fales of Barrington, RISold in 1905 to George T. Bishop of Cleveland, OHSold in 1909 to Dr. Hobart A. Hare of Philadelphia, PASold in 1914 to Robert Hall McCormick of Chicago, ILAcquired by the Navy 1 May 1917 from Governor Carl Elias Milliken of MaineCommissioned USS Endion (SP 707), 1 May 1917Delivered to the Navy 17 May 1917Struck from the Navy list 6 October 1919 and ordered soldAcquired in 1919 by Helen M. Neal of Boston, MASold 19 March 1921 at public auction, purchased by Bahamian interests and registered to the BahamasAcquired in 1922 by the Harbour Island Steamship Company Limited, Harbour Island, Eleuthera and used as a mail boat between Dunmore Town, Harbour Island, North EleutheraThe MV Endion was under the command of Captain William G. Harris until 1939 when she was replacedFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 61 t.Length 89.3'Beam 14' 2"Draft 8'Speed 10 kts.Complement 16Armament: Two 3-poundersPropulsion: Original steam engine: One Seabury Type D water tube boiler, one 300hp triple expansion steam engine, one shaftReplaced with one 4-cylinder 60hp Semi-Diesel engine.
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|USS Endion (SP 707)
||Photographed during World War I with other SP Craft
Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 101599
||Briland Island, (Harbor Island), Bahamas
Photo from "The Harbour Island Story," by Anne & Jim Lawlor. MacMillan Caribbean, Oxford, UK 2008
|Eric T. Wiberg
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