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USS Patuxent (AT-11)
USS Patuxent (Fleet Tug #11) (1909 - 1920)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
World War I Victory Medal (with Minesweeper clasp)
Patuxent Class Fleet Tug:
Laid down, 25 July 1907, at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA.
Launched, 16 May 1908
Commissioned USS Patuxent, 4 May 1909, CHBOSN. Frederick Muller USN in command
Designated Fleet Tug (AT-11), 17 July 1920
Decommissioned, 30 September 1924, at Coco Solo, Canal Zone
Loaned to the Commerce Department, 17 December 1925, renamed Albatross II
Returned to the Navy, 26 June 1938 and struck from the Naval Register
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 16 March 1939, to Northern Medals Corp. Philadelphian, PA.
Displacement 755 t.
Beam 29' 3"
Draft 12' 3"
Speed 13 kts
Armament two 3-pounders
Propulsion system unknown
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|USS Patuxent (Fleet Tug #11)
||USS Patapsco (Fleet Tug #10) left, and USS Patuxent (Fleet Tug #11) right, participate in minesweeping operations in the North Sea in 1919.
US Navy photo NH 45255 from DANFS.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
||USS Patuxent (AT-11) crew list and photo, circa 1918-1919.
Photo from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage" by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment.
|USS Patuxent (AT-11)
||USS Patuxent (AT-11) moored pierside at Naval Station Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone in August 1921
USS Patuxent (AT-11)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
|01||CHBOSN. Muller, Frederick||4 May 1909 - 6 May 1912|
|02||CHBOSN. Judge, John Patrick||6 May 1912 - 5 February 1915|
|03||CHBOSN. Muller, Frederick||5 February 1915 - 9 April 1916|
|04||CHBOSN. Murray, Christopher||9 April 1916 - 13 May 1916|
|05||LT. Hupp, John Brady||13 May 1916 - 10 April 1917|
|06||LT. Harmer, Jesse Llewellen, USN||20 May 1919 - 30 June 1920 |
|07||BOSN. Augustine, Georg Oliver||30 June 1920 - 3 August 1920|
|08||LT. Henley, Thomas Williamr||3 August 1920 - 14 January 1922|
|09||BOSN. Augustine, Georg Oliver||14 January 1922 - 30 September 1924|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 23 May 2014
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