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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
Resolute (SP 3218)
Nan - Unit - George - Boy
Resolute served both the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps.
Tug:Built in 1906 at Mobile, ALAcquired by the Navy 8 August 1918Commissioned 14 January 1919Transferred 31 May 1919 to the Marine Corps at Parris Island, SCStruck from the Navy Register 2 August 1919Ordered inspected for sale 5 December 1919Sunk 18 March 1920Sold 21 April 1920Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 68 t.Length 89'Beam 17'Draft 8'Speed 6.9 kts.Complement 14Propulsion: One marine leg boiler, one 225hp vertical compound steam engine, one shaft.
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||View taken during 1919, while in service at Port Royal, South Carolina
U.S. Navy photo NH 100119
|Naval History and Heritage Command
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: The fourth Resolute, a wooden tug, was built during 1906 in Mobile, Ala.; ordered purchased for the U.S. Navy 8 August 1918 from John Emile Dredging Co. of Jacksonville,
Fla.; and commissioned 14 January 1919, Chief Boatswain's Mate Hans Peterson in charge.Resolute performed local patrol and minesweeping duties within the Parris Island, S.C., Section Patrol area, operating from Port Royal, S.C. Transferred 31 May 1919 to the U.S. Marine Corps at Parris Island, Resolute was sold 21 April
1920 to West India Steamship Co. of New York for whom she
served through 1926.
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