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NavSource Online: "Old Navy" Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Civil War Medal
Screw Steamer Tug:
Built in 1864 as the wooden tug Mayflower at Philadelphia, PA.
Launched, date unknown
Purchased by the US Navy 25 May 1864
Placed in service at Philadelphia, date unknown, Acting Master John H. Gleason, in charge
Departed Delaware Capes, 11 June 1864
Final Disposition, struck a reef, 12 June 1864, off the North Carolina coast. total loss
Displacement 173 t.(fl)
Depth-of-hold 7' 6"
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
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