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Fearless (SP 724)

Call sign:
George - Sail - Nan - Have


  • The first Fearless was built in 1877
  • Acquired by the Navy 20 May 1917
  • Served as a tug in the 4th Naval District (Philadelphia area) during World War I
  • Sold 30 September 1921
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 121 t.
  • Length 103'
  • Beam 16' 8"
  • Draft 7' 9'
  • Speed 7.8 kts.
  • Propulsion: One single-ended boiler, one 200ihp vertical compound steam engine, one shaft.
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    Fearless 53k Photo from U.S. Warships of World War I, by P. H. Silverstone Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    02ENS Laurence Benjamin Siegfried, USNRFSeptember 1917
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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