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(SP-229: 1. 42'5"; b. 11'6"; dr. 2'11"; cpl. 8; a. 1 1 pdr., 1-mg.)

The first Pirate (SP-229) was built by A. Craven Construetion Co., Charleston, S.C., in 1916; acquired by the Navy by charter from A. Halsey 5 September 1917; and placed in service on that date.

During World War I, Pirate patrolled Atlantic shores. After war-time service, the motorboat was returned to her owner 26 December 1918.