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Utowana (SP 951)


Trawler:

  • Laid down in 1891 by Neafle and Levy, Philadelphia, PA
  • Acquired by the Navy in the summer of 1917
  • Commissioned USS Utowana (SP 951), 30 October 1917
  • Decommissioned 11 September 1919
  • Sold 13 September 1920 to the Denton-Shore Lumber Co. of Tampa, FL for $36,000 and renamed Victorine
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 414 t.
  • Length 168' 9"
  • Beam 27' 9"
  • Draft 15' 9"
  • Speed 12 mph
  • Complement 32.
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    Utowana 98k Halftone reproduction of a photograph probably taken just before her World War I Naval service, after she had been converted from a yacht to a trawler in 1917. The "C" on her funnel refers to her owner the Commonwealth Fisheries Company of Boston.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102353
    Naval Historical Center

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