Light Vessel LV 117
- Type: Light Vessel
- Displacement: 630 tons
- Dimensions: 135 x 30 x 13 ft.
- Machinery: Diesel-electric: four 75 kW diesel engine/generator units; one 350 HP electric motor, single screw = 9 knots
- Builder: Charleston Drydock & Machine Co., Charleston, SC, 1930
- Notes: Sister vessels LV 100, 113, 114, 115, 116
- Service: Stationed 48 miles south of Nantucket Island, in the middle of the busiest shipping lane in the world, about 200 nautical miles east of New York. Rammed and sunk on 15 May 1934 by RMS Olympic, sistership to the ill-fated RMS Titanic. Seven men were killed, while the Master, Capt George Brathwaite, died about 6 months later from injuries sustained in the incident. The British government paid for the construction of LV 112 as reparation.