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Secret

 

(MB: l. 37'; b. 7'6" ; dr. 2'; s. 22 m.p.h.)

 

Secret (SP-1063), a motorboat built in 1916 by William E. Haff, New Rochelle, N.Y., was leased on 28 May 1917 by the United States Navy from her owner, John S. Baker, Short Hills, N.J., and commissioned the same day.

 

Secret served as a dispatch vessel in the 5th Naval District and as a rescue boat for the Naval Air Station, Anacostia, Md. She was decommissioned and returned to her owner on 30 December 1918.