USS Greyhound (SP-437)
|Namesake:||Previous name retained|
|Builder:||Great Lakes Boatbuilding Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|Acquired:||20 June 1917|
|Fate:||Sold 2 July 1919|
|Notes:||Operated as private motorboat Greyhound 1916-1917|
|Tonnage:||135 gross register tons|
|Length:||40 ft (12 m)|
|Beam:||9 ft (2.7 m)|
|Draft:||2 ft 3 in (0.69 m)|
|Armament:||1 × 1-pounder gun|
Greyhound was built in 1916 as a private motorboat of the same name by the Great Lakes Boatbuilding Corporation at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On 20 June 1917, the U.S. Navy purchased Greyhound at Key West, Florida, from Mrs. Ida W. Seybert for use as a section patrol vessel during World War I. She was commissioned as USS Greyhound (SP-437).
Decommissioned after World War I, Greyhound was sold on 2 July 1919.
- 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 History and Heritage Command Online Library of Selected Images: U.S. Navy Ships Listed by Hull Number: "SP" #s and "ID" #s -- World War I Era Patrol Vessels and other Acquired Ships and Craft numbered from SP-400 through SP-499
- NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive: Greyhound (SP 437)