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Shark

 

IV

 

(MB: t. 30; l. 74'4"; b. 12'5"; dr. 4'2"; s. 12 k.; cpl. 12; a. 1 1-pdr., 1 mg.)

 

Shark (SP-534), a motorboat built as Ildieo IV in 1909 at South Yarmouth, Mass., was purchased on 17 May 1917 from Louis Herzog of New York City, and commissioned on 24 May 1917.

 

Shark carried out harbor patrols in the 1st Naval District during World War I. She was struck from the Navy list on 16 September 1919 and sold on 20 October 1919 to Morgan Barnes.