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Bessie H. Dantzler (SP 3158)

Bessie H. Dantzler served both the U. S. Navy and Army.

Tug: Built in 1901 by Christiansen at Scranton, MS; Acquired by the Navy 24 July 1918; Placed in service 19 August 1918 at the New Orleans Navy Yard; Loaned to the War Department 9 September 1920; Returned to the Navy 14 November 1921; Sold 4 March 1922; Burned 6 March 1926 in Lake Pontchartrain, LA.

Specifications: Displacement 108 t.; Length 97'; Beam 22'; Draft 9' 3"; Speed 12 kts.; Complement 12; Armament none; Propulsion one vertical compound engine, one shaft.


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