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SP-1355
ex-Buck (SP 1355)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1911
  • Acquired by the Navy 24 August 1917
  • Commissioned USS Buck (SP 1355) 13 September 1917
  • Renamed SP-1355 in April 1918 to avoid confusion with Frank H. Buck (ID 1613)
  • Struck from the Navy Register 24 September 1918
  • Decommissioned 27 November 1918 and returned to her owner, the Conservation Commission of Maryland. Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Length 33' 6"
  • Beam 7' 6"
  • Draft 1' 6:
  • Speed 15 mph
  • Complement: Two.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Buck 81k Photographed during World War I.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100584
    Naval Historical Center

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    DANFS History entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website
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