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Tinicum (SP 1113)

Harbor Freighter:

  • Built in 1905 at Chester, PA
  • Acquired by the Navy 30 April 1918
  • Employed in the Philadelphia area during the rest of World War I and for some months after the November 1918 Armistice
  • Returned to her owner, the Chester Shipping Co. of Chester, PA, 26 March 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 481 t.
  • Length 140'
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    Tinicum 66k Photographed prior to World War I by J.E. Green, Chester, Pennsylvania.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102263
    Naval Historical Center
    Kent 115k Santa Teresa (ID 3804) fitting out at the Cramp shipyard, Philadelphia, PA., on 18 November 1918, the day she was commissioned. The small ferry steamer Tinicum is at right. A destroyer in visible behind Santa Teresa.
    US Navy photo NH 65089-A
    Naval Historical Center

    There is no DANFS history currently available for Tinicum (SP 1113).
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