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S. T. Co. No. 2 (SP 267)
Civilian call sign (1919):
King - Nan - Sail - Fox
Tug:Built in 1898 by Charles Hillman, Philadelphia, PAAcquired by the Navy 24 September 1917Commissioned 27 September 1917Struck from the Navy Register 23 June 1919 and returned to her ownerFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 157 t.Length 101'Beam 22'Draft 10' 5"Speed 10 kts.Complement 13Armament: Two 1-poundersPropulsion: One single ended boiler, one 550hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: S. T. Co. No.2, a screw tug built in 1898 by Charles Hillman of Philadelphia, Pa., was acquired by the Navy on 24 September 1917 under charter from the Standard Transportation Co. [of New York] for service in World War I; and was commissioned on 27 September 1917. The tug, designated SP-267, was assigned to the 5th
Naval District and operated in the Virginia Capes and
Chesapeake Bay area serving as a tug, dispatch vessel,
and minesweeper. After the war, she was returned to
her owner on 23 June 1919.
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