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Gratitude (SP 3054)

Passanger Steamer: Built in 1880 at Philadelphia, PA; Acquired by the Navy in April 1918 at Portsmouth, VA; Commissioned 1 April 1918; Returned to her owner, Bennett's North Carolina Line, 15 September 1919 at Norfolk. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 214 t.; Length 133' 8"; Beam 20'; Draft unknown; Depth of hold 7'; Speed 13 kts.; Complement unknown; Armament none.

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Gratitude 90k In port, possibly in the Norfolk, Virginia, area when she was inspected by the Fifth Naval District on 11 June 1918.
U.S. Navy photo NH 99470
Naval Historical Center
Gratitude 114k Serving as a supply boat during World War I, with a large number of Sailors on board. This photograph was possibly taken from USS Iowa (Battleship # 4) in the Hampton Roads area, Virginia, in 1918. A steam launch from Iowa is in the foreground.
U.S. Navy photo NH 101352
Naval Historical Center

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