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Nausett (YT 35)
ex-Carl R. Gray (ID 2671)


Tug:

  • The second Nausett was built in 1918 by Charles Rhode and Sons, Baltimore, MD
  • Acquired by the Navy 5 October 1918 and commissioned USS Carl R. Gray (ID 2671) the same day under the command of Boatswain J. Zucker, USN
  • Renamed and reclassified Nausett (YT 35), 24 November 1920
  • Decommissioned 28 February 1933 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard
  • Struck from the Navy Register 13 March 1933
  • Sold 24 May 1933
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 115 t.
  • Length 88' 10"
  • Beam 22' 6"
  • Draft 9' 6"
  • Propulsion: Two Almy boilers, one 500hp verticle compound steam engine, one shaft.
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    Tug Carl R. Gray
    Charles R. Gray 109k In port, possibly in the Norfolk, Virginia, area on 2 May 1918, when she was inspected by the Fifth Naval District.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99735
    Naval Historical Center
    USS Nausett (YT 35)
    SC-353 104k SC-353, left, and USS SC-223 seen from USS Hannibal (AG-1) during the 1920s, while they were assisting with survey operations in Cuban waters. Tug in the left background
    is Nausett
    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Collection of LeRoy R. Horstman
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99711
    Naval Historical Center
    Charles R. Gray 80k Tied astern of USS Hannibal (AG-1), at Delaware Breakwater, during the 1920s
    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation
    Collection of LeRoy R. Horstman.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99712
    SC-353 156k SC-353, left, and USS SC-223, "Falling in formation to be towed", seen from USS Hannibal (AG-1) during the 1920s. The two submarine chasers worked with Hannibal on survey operations in Cuban waters. Tug in the left background is Nausett.
    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Collection of LeRoy R. Horstman.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99713
    Charles R. Gray 76k Underway during the 1920s, probably off Delaware Bay. Photographed from USS Hannibal (AG-1).
    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation
    Collection of LeRoy R. Horstman
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99715
    Charles R. Gray 77k At the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, on 5 June 1926. The hospital ship Mercy (AH-4) is partially visible in the background.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 45660

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