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C. F. Sargent (ID 3027)

Sunk 31 July 1918

Square-Rigged Downeaster/Barge:

  • Laid down in 1874 at Yarmouth, ME
  • Launched 8 July 1892
  • Acquired by the Navy in October 1917 and placed in service the same day
  • Sank off Hen and Chicken Shoals, Cape Henlopen, at the mouth of the Delaware Bay 31 July 1918.


  • Displacement 1,689 t.
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    C. F. Sargent 694k c. 1899
    Seattle, WA
    There appears to be a traffic jam on the Seattle waterfront. Foreground left, is the square-rigged Downeaster C. F. Sargent, out of Bath, Maine. The other vessels are the steamships, Umatilla, Alki and the Walla Walla, all prominent coatwise or Alaska passenger vessels
    Photo from Maritime Memories of Puget Sound by Jim Gibbs and Joe Willamson, 1957
    Tommy Trampp
    C. F. Sargent 117k Photographed prior to her World War I Navy service.
    U.S. Navy Photo NH 102194
    Naval Historical Center

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