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Raboco

 

(SP - 310: tonnage 39; length 65; beam 14; draft 36; speed 9 knots; complement 9)

 

Raboco (SP-310), a motorboat, was built in 1913 by Racine Boat Co., Racine, Wis.; acquired by the Navy under free lease from Harry C. Good, Moline, III., 19 May 1917; delivered 7 July 1917; and commissioned 5 July 1917, Ens. Edward A. Green, USNRF, in command.


Throughout World War I, Raboco served with the coastal defense forces of the 9th, 10th, and 11th Naval Districts, operating principally between Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., and the Great Lakes (III.), Naval Training Station. She was returned to her owner 7 January 1919.

 


07 September 2004