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Charles P. Kuper (SP-1235)


  • Built in 1892 as C. Offerman by Browne of Tottenville, NY
  • Sold 29 November 1906 to the Simmons Lighterage Co. of New York City
  • Acquired by the Navy in August 1917 and placed in service as USS Charles P. Kuper (SP 1235)
  • Returned to her owners, the Simmons Transportation Company of New York City, 21 July 1919
  • Fate unknown.


    Displacement 51 t.
    Length 62' 5"
    Beam 17' 9"
    Draft 8'
    Speed unknown
    Complement four
    Armament: None
    Propulsion: Steam, one shaft.

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    Charles P. Kuper 106k Photographed circa 1917, possibly after entering Navy service.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99967
    Naval Historical Center

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