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Clio (ID 2279)

Harbor Steamer:

  • The first Clio was built in 1909 by the Clinton Ship Building and Repair Co., Philadelphia, PA
  • Acquired by the Navy 17 April 1918 from the Smyrna Steamboat Company of Philadelphia
  • Commissioned 8 June 1918
  • Struck from the Navy Register and sold 20 May 1922
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 199 t.
  • Length 109'
  • Beam 23'
  • Draft 6' 7"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 24
  • Propulsion: One Marine leg boiler, one 210hp vertical single expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Clio 75k Photographed prior to her World War I era Naval service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100862
    Naval Historical Center
    Clio 77k Hauled out of the water, prior to her World War I era Naval service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100863
    Naval Historical Center

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