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William F. McCauley (SP 2360)



Civilian call sign (1919):
King - Mike - Cast - Watch

Tug:

  • Built in 1894 as William F. McCauley by John H. Dialogue and Sons, Camden, NJ for the Propeller Tow Boat Co. of Savannah, GA
  • Acquired by the Navy 13 April 1918 and commissioned William F. McCauley (SP 2360) the same day
  • Struck from the Navy list 26 November 1918 and returned to her owners
  • Acquired by the Atlantic Towing Co. of Savannah and renamed Captain Collier
  • Later sold to Samuel A. Guilds of Charleston, SC and renamed Samuel A. Guilds
  • Sold in 1969 to McAllister Brothers Towing of New York, NY
  • Sold in 1994 to Great Link, Inc.
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 149.74 t.
  • Length 100'
  • Beam 21'
  • Depth of Hold 12'
  • Draft 11.2'
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 15
  • Armament: None
  • Propulsion: One 640ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    William F. McCauley 260k . Pino Nino

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