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SP-247
ex-Fulton (SP 247)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Boy - Have - Quack

Tug:

  • Built in 1909 by the Staten Island Shipbuilding Co., Port Richmond, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 30 April 1917 from the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Co.
  • Commissioned USS Fulton (SP 247), 22 September 1917
  • Renamed SP-247, 11 April 1918
  • Returned to her owner 12 August 1919. Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 229 t.
  • Length 93' 3"
  • Beam 25' 2"
  • Draft 11'
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 18
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One double ended boiler, one 700hp verticle compound steam engine, one shaft.
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    Commanding Officers
    01Chief Boatswain Albert Terwilliger, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SP-247
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