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George H. Johnson (SP 379)

Freight Lighter: Built in 1912 by Abbot, Milford, DE. Owned by the T. Johnson Company of New York City, in 1916 or early 1917 she was inspected by the Navy for possible World War I acquisition as a section patrol vessel. Though assigned the registry number SP-379, she did not enter Naval service.

Specifications: Displacement 196 t.; Length 110'; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Complement unknown; Armament none.

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Catherine Johnson 92k In port on 5 May 1917, probably at New York City. The steam lighter nearest to the camera at left is Metcalf No. 1. Those at right are George H. Johnson and Catherine Johnson.
U.S.Navy photo NH 96062
Naval Historical Center
George H. Johnson 95k Loading or unloading barrels while alongside an unidentified freighter prior to World War I.
Photographed by W.L. Drummond, 72 Wall Street, New York.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102737
Naval Historical Center

There is no DANFS history currently available for George H. Johnson (SP 379).
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