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G. H. McNeal (SP 312)

Call sign:
George - Sail - Rush - Jig


  • Built in 1911 as George H. McNeal by W. C. Abbott, Milford, DE
  • Purchased by the Navy 26 May 1917 and commissioned USS G. H. McNeal (SP 312) the same day
  • Decommissioned 17 May 1919
  • Sold 17 July 1919 to the McNeal - Dodson Co. of Norfolk, VA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 244 t.
  • Length 140'
  • Beam 21'
  • Draft 5'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Five
  • Armament: Two 3" mounts
  • Propulsion: Steam, one shaft.
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    G. H. McNeal 119k In port, prior to her World War I era Naval service
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 99363
    Robert Hurst
    G. H. McNeal 90k Photographed prior to her World War I U.S. Navy service.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101989
    Naval Historical Center

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