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Gladiator (ID 2560)


  • The first Gladiator was built in 1876 at St. Mary's, GA
  • Commissioned 19 April 1918
  • Decommissioned and struck from the Navy Register 20 December 1918 and returned to her owners
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 67 t.
  • Length 90'
  • Beam 19' 4"
  • Draft 7' 4"
  • Complement: Seven
  • Propulsion: One Upright boiler, one 200hp steam engine, one shaft.
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    Gladiator 44k Towing an unknown vessel
    Library of Congress photo det 4a16587 from the Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection
    Tom Kerman

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