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Toxaway (S. P. 743)

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Caption: A prewar view of Toxaway (S. P. 743). (NH 84930)

(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 S. P. 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.

Published: Wed Feb 17 08:26:25 EST 2016