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USS Boxer

Brigantine Rigged Training Ship:
  • Built, date unknown, at Navy Yard Portsmouth, N.H.
  • Launched, 11 October 1904
  • Commissioned USS Boxer, LT Hilary H. Royall, in command
  • Initially assigned to duty Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I. to train landsmen and apprentices
  • Reassigned, 20 October 1912 to the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.
  • Reassigned, 25 June 1914, to Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I.
  • Decommissioned, 14 May 1920, and transferred to the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education in Alaska
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 345.6 t.
    Length 125' 4"
    Beam 29' 9"
    Draft 9' 2"
    Speed unknown
    Complement 64
    Armament none
    Propulsion sail

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