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Enterprise (SP 790)

Enterprise served both the U. S. Navy and the Department of Commerce


  • The sixth Enterprise was built by F. S. Nock, East Greenwich, RI
  • Placed in service 6 December 1916
  • Delivered to the Navy 25 September 1917
  • Transferred 2 August 1919 to the Bureau of Fisheries for use in fish-cultural work on the Maine coast
  • Registered in 1927 to the United States Shipping Board, homeported at Norfolk, VA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 16 t.
    1927 - 28 t.
  • Length 66'
    1927 - 61.3'
  • Beam 12'
  • Draft 3' 7"
    1927 - 4.9'
  • Speed 22 kts.
  • Complement - Eight
    1927 - Two
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: Two 200hp 8-cylinder Sterling gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Enterprise 257k Photographed during World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 54385
    Naval History and Heritage Command

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