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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Spanish Campaign Medal
District Harbor Tug (Screw Steamer):
Laid down, date unknown, by James Tetlow, Chelsea, MA.
Launched in 1865
Commission as the Harbor Tug USS Leyden, date unknown
Assigned to Boston Navy Yard, 1866 to 1879
Assigned to Portsmouth N.H. Navy Yard, 1879 to 1897
Assigned to Navy Base Newport, R.I., 1897 to 1898
During the Spanish American War USS Leyden operated off Cuba, 1898 to 1903
Final Disposition, founderd in heavy seas off Block Island, 21 January 1903
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Armament 2 guns
Propulsion steam, single screw
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||USS Leyden moored pierside, date and location unknown
US Navy photo # NH 265 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
Last Updated 21 September 2007
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