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USS Seminole (II)
District Harbor Tug (Screw Steamer):
The second Seminole was laid down in 1879 at Camden, N.J. as the iron-hulled screw tug Kate Jones
Launched, date unknown
Purchased by the US Navy, 6 June 1898
Commission as the Harbor Tug USS Seminole, 23 July 1898
Assigned to Boston Navy Yard, 1898 to 1900
Decommissioned, 6 September 1898 and placed in service
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to the War Department, 16 March 1900
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Length 102' 6"
Draft 10' 7"
Armament 3 guns
Propulsion steam, single screw
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||Seminole moored at the Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA., 1898.
US Navy photo # NH 77357 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
Last Updated 12 October 2007
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