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McDougall (SP 3717)

Navy call sign:
George - Have - Dog - Mike


  • Built in 1900 by Neafie and Levy, Philadelphia, PA
  • Acquired by the Navy 8 October 1918
  • Struck from the Navy Register 6 March 1919 and sold back to her original owner
  • Scrapped in 1948.


  • Displacement 562 t.
  • Length 170'
  • Beam 32'
  • Draft 9' 4"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 29
  • Armament: None
  • Propulsion: One single ended oil fired boiler, one 650hp vertical compound steam engine, one shaft.
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    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: McDougall (SP-3717) a steel-hulled, oil-burning screw tug, built by Neafie & Levy, Philadelphia, Pa., in 1900, was taken over by the Navy 8 October 1918 from St. Louis Steel Barge Co., St. Louis, Mo.; and purchased outright 3 November 1918.

    McDougall performed tug and towing duties in the 8th Naval District operating principally out of New Orleans. Following the end of World War I, she was sold to her former owner 6 March 1919.

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