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Barnegat served both the U. S. Navy and Army.
ex-Luckenbach Tug No. 1 (SP 1232)
Tug: Built in 1891 as Luckenbach Tug No. 1 by John H. Dialogue, Camden, NJ; Acquired by the Navy 12 October 1917 and commissioned USS Luckenbach Tug No. 1 (SP 1232) the same day; Renamed Barnegat 30 October 1917; Decommissioned in November 1919; Laid up at the Philadelphia Navy Yard in February 1920; Transferred to the War Department 17 August 1920; Her named does not appear on the Federal Government list of vessels after 1923. Fate unknown.
Specifications: Displacement 900 t.; Length 138' 9"; Beam 27'; Draft 18'; Speed 11.75 kts.; Complement 40; Armament one 3" and two Colt machine guns.
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