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Edgar F. Coney (SP 346)



Civilian call sign (1919):
King - Tare - Fox - Pup

Tug:

  • Built in 1904 by John H. Dialogue and Sons, Camden, NJ for the South Atlantic Towboat Co.
  • Acquired by the Navy 22 September 1917 and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 5 July 1919 and returned to her owner, Philip Shore of Tampa, FL
  • Sunk in 1930 off the coast of Florida.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 153 t.
  • Length 102'
  • Beam 20' 8"
  • Draft 14'
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 26
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 1,000ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    Edgar F. Coney 104k Alongside a smaller tug, prior to her World War I era U.S. Navy service.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 103629
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