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Spartan (SP 336)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Cast - Mike - Jig

Tug/Minesweeper:

  • Built in 1912 by the Skinner Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Baltimore, MD
  • Acquired by the Navy and commissioned 22 September 1917
  • Returned to her owner 20 September 1919
  • Struck from the Navy list 22 September 1919
  • Sold for scrap
  • Presently at Donjon Marine Yard, Rossville, Staten Island, NY.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 226 t.
  • Length 105.9'
  • Beam 25.1'
  • Draft 10'
  • Speed 12 mph
  • Complement 12
  • Armament: Two 1-pounders
  • Propulsion: One 800ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Spartan 87k Photographed prior to World War I.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102228
    Naval Historical Center
    Spartan 120k c. February 2008
    Donjon Marine Yard (formally Whitte Bros. Marine Scrap Yard), Rossville, Staten Island.
    PC-1217 is off Spartan's starboard quarter.
    ©Alana Abel

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