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George F. Pierce (SP 648)


Freight Steamer:

  • Built in 1914 by William G. Abbott, Milford, CT
  • Acquired by the Navy 1 February 1918
  • Decommissioned 17 March 1922 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard
  • Sold 5 June 1922
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 252 t.
  • Length 129' 8"
  • Beam 24'
  • Draft 8' (aft)
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 23
  • Armament: Two 3-pounders
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one 250hp verticle compound steam engine, one shaft.
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    Commanding Officers
    01LT Dudley N. West, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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