Built: E.S. Nock, E. Greenwich, RI
Machinery: Gasoline engine
Top Speed: 11 knots
Draft: 3' 6"
Displacement: 32 tons
Acquired: 15 September 1919
Disposition: Sold 19 September 1933
Armament: 1 1-pdr. (USN)
Originally Artmar III, this motorboat was a Navy section patrol boat (SP-408) operating out of New Bedford, MA in wartime. She was re-named Dash on 16 December 1919 and AB-5 on 6 November 1923. The cutter was stationed at Buzzard, Bay, MA and then Charleston. SC (1923). She was surveyed for decommissioning on 28 July 1933.
Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.