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Maggie (SP 1202)

Houseboat Barge: Built in 1869; Acquired by the Navy and placed in service, June 1917; Placed out of service and sold for scrap, 14 July 1920.

Specifications: Displacement 606 t. (gross); Length 164'; Beam 29'; Draft unknown; Speed non-self propelled; Complement unknown; Armament unknown.
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Maggie, a houseboat barge, was built in 1869; acquired by the Navy for $6,000 from Joseph Voigt of Norfolk, Va., in June 1917; and placed in service the same month.

Assigned to the 5th Naval District, Maggie served throughout World War I as a floating barracks off of Cherry Island, Va. After the Armistice she was placed out of service and was sold 14 July 1920 to J.M. Clark & Co., Norfolk, Va., for scrap.

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