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Tangier (SP 469)


  • The first Tangier was built by J. Woodtull, Orvington, VA
  • Acquired by the Navy 24 April 1917 and commissioned the same day
  • Struck from the Navy Register 22 October 1918 and returned to her owner
  • Registered in 1927 to August W. Oswald, Jr. of Camden, NJ as the passenger boat Florence Marie II
  • Fate unknown.


    Displacement 14 t. in 1927

  • Length 62'
    1927 - 51.3'
  • Beam 13' 6"
    1927 - 11.5'
  • Draft 2' 4"
    1927 - 3.7'
  • Complement: One in 1927
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG George W. Best, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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