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USS Alice (I)


Tug:
  • Built in 1893 as the tug Alice by Roderman & Co., Tompkins Cove, N.Y.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Purchased by the Navy, 26 March 1898, from John M. Worth
  • Commissioned USS Alice, 6 April 1898, at Norfolk, VA.
  • Alice served at Norfolk her entire 18 year navy career as a supply tug
  • Decommissioned in 1916
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 28 April 1916
  • Sold to Mr. Field S. Pendelton
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 356 t.
    Length 101' 9"
    Beam 25' 6"
    Draft 8'
    Speed 10 kts
    Complement unknown
    Armament
    two 6-pdrs
    Propulsion unknown
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    Alice 140k Freight boat USS Alice moored pierside at Norfolk Navy Yard in September, 1900.
    US National Archives, Photo # 19-N-14208 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
    Mike Green
    Southery 126k USS Alice alongside USS Southery at the Norfolk Navy Yard in May 1902.
    US National Archives, RG-19-N box 9, Photo # 19-N-11822, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
    Mike Green

    USS Alice
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