(SP56: t. 40; l. 72; b. 129; dr. 59; s. 31 k.; cpl. 10; a. I 3-pdr., I 1-pdr.)
Patrol #8, a motor boat built by Murray & Tregurthe, Boston, Mass. in 1916, was leased by the Navy from H.S. Vanderbilt, New York 10 May 1917 and commissioned 11 May 1917.
Patrol #8 operated out of the 2d Naval District, headquartered at Newport, on patrol during World War I. After decommissioning, she was returned to her owner 18 February 1919.