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Tasco (SP 502)


Salvage Tug/Minesweeper: Built in 1907 at New London, CT; Acquired by the Navy 4 August 1917; Commissioned 29 September 1917; Struck from the Navy list 22 May 1919 and returned to her owner. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 319 t.; Length 109'; Beam 32' 4"; Draft 12'; Speed 10 kts.; Complement 16; Armament two 1-pounders.


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Tasco 100k In port on a winter day, probably prior to her World War I era Navy service..
U.S. Navy photo NH 102909
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