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Peter C. Struven (SP 332)


  • Built in 1907 by E.J. Tull, Pocomoke City, MD
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 May 1917 and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 1 July 1919 and sold
  • Registered in 1927 to the Lewes Fertilizer Co. of Lewes, DE
  • Registered in 1931 to the Lewes Fertilizer Co. of Lewes as the fishing boat Peter C. Struven
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 254 t.
  • Length 152'
    1927 - 144'
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 9.5'
  • Speed 11.5 kts.
  • Complement 36
    1927 - 26
  • Armament one 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one vertical compound steam engine, one shaft.
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    Peter C. Struven 79k c. 1920s
    On the left are the fishing boats Eugene F. Price, ex-SP-839; Peter C. Struven, James M. Gifford, and Mary B. Garner, ex-SP-682 at Queen Anne Pier, Lewes, DE
    Waller Studio photo from the Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
    Delaware Public Archives

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