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Progressive (SP 2003)

Tug: Built in 1916 by Verdon and Co., West New Brighton, NY; Acquired by the Navy 7 September 1917; Commissioned, (date unknown); Decommissioned, (date unknown); Struck from the Navy list, (date unknown); Returned to her owners, the Newton Creek Towing Co., Long Island, NY 6 August 1919.
Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 208 t.; Length 70' 6"; Beam 20' 8"; Draft 7'; Speed 9 kts.; Complement six; Armament unknown.

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Progressive 90k In port, probably in the New York City area, circa 1916-1917.
USN Photo NH 99138
Naval Historical Center
Blue Bird 172k In port, circa the late summer or fall of 1918. Progressive is tied up alongside Westchester (SP 3103). The bow of Blue Bird (SP-465) is visible at left. Mustang (SP 36) is in the left middle distance.
USN Photo NH 102370
Naval Historical Center

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