USS Alice (SP-367)

For other ships of the same name, see USS Alice.
World War I, while employed as a pleasure craft.
Career (USA)
Name: USS Alice (SP-367)
Builder: Gas Engine and Power Co., and Charles L. Seabury Co., Morris Heights, NY
Launched: 1913
Acquired: 8 May 1917
Commissioned: 29 September 1917
Decommissioned: 9 May 1919
Struck: 7 July 1919
Fate: Sold, 5 August 1919
General characteristics
Displacement: 20 t
Length: 60 ft (18 m)
Beam: 10 ft 10 in (3.30 m)
Draft: 3 ft (0.91 m)
Speed: 16.5 knots (30.6 km/h; 19.0 mph)
Complement: 6
Armament: 2 x 1-pounders
1 x machine gun.

The second Alice (SP-367)-a motorboat built in 1913 at Morris Heights, N.Y., by the Gas Engine & Power Co. & Charles L. Seabury Co.-was acquired by the Navy from Mr. David H. Morris, of New York City, on 8 May 1917 and commissioned on 29 September 1917.

Assigned to the 3rd Naval District, she served as a dispatch boat through the end of World War I, transporting inspection and inventory parties around New York harbor. She was decommissioned on 9 May 1919, and her name was struck from the Navy list on 7 July 1919. On 5 August 1919, she was sold to Mr. Reinhard Hall, of New York, NY

References

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  • NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive Alice (SP 367)
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