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Macomber (SP 980)


Trawler:

  • Built in 1913 as B. F. Macomber by Palmer's Shipyard, Noank, CT
  • Acquired by the Navy 12 April 1918 and commissioned USS Macomber (SP 980) sometime thereafter
  • Sold 18 July 1919 to her previous owner and renamed B. F. Macomber
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications

  • Displacement 180 t.
  • Length 138' 5"
  • Beam 22' 8"
  • Draft 9' 1"
  • Speed0 10 kts.
  • Complement 33
  • Armament two 1-pounders
  • Propulsion: One steam engine, one shaft.
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