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USS Commodore (III) (IX-7)

Receiving Ship:
  • Built in 1875 at Cleveland, OH.
  • Purchased by the Navy at Chicago, IL., 1 September 1918
  • Commissioned, USS Commodore in September 1918, CAPT. E. A. Evers USNRF in command
  • USS Commodore served as receiving ship at Chicago, IL. until 30 April 1919, thereafter as a Naval Reserve Armory
  • Designated (IX-7) in 1920
  • Decommissioned, 10 March 1930
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, dismantled and demolished by Naval Reservists by January 1931
    Displacement 2,200 t.
    Length 265' "
    Beam 42' 2"
    Draft 16' 5"
    Complement unknown
    Armament one 4" gun
    Propulsion none

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    Hartford 105k USS Commodore (IX-7) moored probably at Chicago, IL., circa 1920s.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo # NH 55303, courtesy
    Mike Green

    USS Commodore (III) (IX-7)
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