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Empress (SP 569)

Sunk 4 November 1917

Passenger Barge:

  • Acquired by the Navy 17 October 1917
  • Sunk 4 November 1917 when her seams opened up while under tow from New York to Newport, RI.

    Specifications:

  • Length 147' 5"
  • Capacity 1,200
  • Speed non-self propelled.
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