USS Elithro II (SP-15)
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Elithro II in 1916-1917, prior to her U.S. Navy service
|Name:||USS Elithro II|
|Namesake:||Previous name retained|
|Builder:||Luders Marine Construction Company, Stamford, Connecticut|
|Acquired:||10 November 1917|
|Commissioned:||26 December 1917|
|Fate:||Returned to owner 18 December 1918|
|Notes:||Operated as private motorboat Elithro II 1916-1917 and from December 1918|
|Length:||55 ft (17 m)|
The U.S. Navy leased Elithro II from her owner, John Kelly Robinson of Rye (town), New York, on 10 November 1917 for World War I service. She was commissioned as USS Elithro II (SP-15) on 26 December 1917.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Department of the Navy: Naval Historical Center: Online Library of Selected Images: Civilian Ships: Elithro II (American Motor Boat, 1916). Served as USS Elithro II (SP-15) in 1917-1918
- NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive Elithro II (SP 15)