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Teaser (SP 933)


Motorboat:

  • The second Teaser was built in 1916 by W. F. Dunn, West Norfolk, VA
  • Acquired by the Navy in November 1917
  • Commissioned 29 November 1917
  • Caught fire from engine backfire and sank 27 December 1918 in Hampton Roads, VA
  • Struck from the Navy list 15 February 1919.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 20 t.
  • Length 60'
  • Beam 12'
  • Draft 2' 6"
  • Speed 11.2 kts.
  • Complement: Five
  • Propulsion: One 50hp 4-cylinder Palmer gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Teaser 92k In the Elizabeth River, Virginia, off the Norfolk Navy Yard, circa 1917-1918
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102257
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