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Maggie (SP 1202)

Houseboat Barge:

  • Built in 1869 by Harlan and Hollingsworth, Wilmington, DE
  • Acquired by the Navy in June 1917 and placed in service
  • Placed out of service 14 July 1920 and sold for scrap


  • Displacement 606 t.
  • Length 164'
  • Beam 29'
  • Propulsion: Non-self propelled.
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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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