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Shuttle

 

(SP-3572: dp. 42; l. 94'6"; b. 10'6"; dr. 3'6"; s. 15 k.; cpl. 6)

 

Shuttle (SP-3572), a steam yacht built in 1906 by the Herreschoff Mfg. Co., Bristol, R.I., was acquired by the Navy's Bureau of Ordnance on 31 October 1918 at Glen Cove, L.I., from her owner, H.P. Davidson of New York. She transported personnel between the Washington Navy Yard and ordnance facilities at Indian Head and Machodoc Creek, until returned to her owner on 28 March 1919 at Glenwood Landing, N.Y.