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Toxaway

 

(MB: t. 9; 1. 52'; b. 11'3"; dr. 2'6" (mean) ; s. 13.8 k.; cpl. 9; a. 1-lpdr., 1 mg.)

 

Toxaway—a wooden-hull motorboat built in 1917 at Morris Heights, N.Y., by the Gas Engine and Power Co. and the Charles L. Seabury Co.—was acquired by. the Navy on 9 June 1917 from J. H. Nunnally. Designated SP-743, the boat was commissioned on 12 June 1917, attached to the 2d Naval District, and operated out of Newport, R.I., on section patrol through the Armistice. On 2 December 1918, Toxaway was returned to her owner.

 

 

A prewar view of Toxaway (SP-743).    (NH 84930)