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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, PA
  • Acquired by the Navy 24 September 1917
  • Commissioned 27 September 1917
  • Returned to her owner 23 June 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 157 t.
  • Length 101'
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 10' 5"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 13
  • Armament: Two 1-pounders
  • Propulsion: One 600ihp 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. 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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