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Patrol #8 (S. P. 56)

(SP-56: t. 40; l. 72'; b. 12'9"; dr. 5'9"; s. 31 k.; cpl. 10; a. I 3-pdr., I 1-pdr.)

Patrol #8, a motor boat built by Murray & Tregurthe, Boston, Mass. in 1916, was leased by the Navy from H.S. Vanderbilt, New York 10 May 1917 and commissioned 11 May 1917.

Patrol #8 operated out of the 2d Naval District, headquartered at Newport, on patrol during World War I. After decommissioning, she was returned to her owner 18 February 1919.

Published: Thu Feb 11 08:26:18 EST 2016