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Lighthouse Tender Photo Archive
Call sign (1889):
George - Vice - Nan - Love
Armeria served both the Lighthouse Service and U.S. Navy
Lighthouse Tender:Laid down 25 May 1889 John H. Dialague, Camden, New JerseyCommissioned USLHT Armeria 4 December 1890Transferred to the Navy 24 March 1898 and placed in commission as USS ArmeriaReturned to the Lighthouse Service 11 August 1898Grounded 20 May 1912 at Hinchinbrook Island, AK and declared a total lossSold at auction in 1914Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 1,600 t.Length 201' 8"1898 - 212'Beam 34' 9"1898 - 34'Draft 17' 7"1898 - 12' 6"Speed 12 kts.Complement 34 (1908)Armament: Two 20-poundersPropulsion: Two 100psi cylindrical Scotch-type coal fired boilers, two 675hp Independent vertical compound steam engines, two shafts.
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Grounded at Hinchinbrook Island, AK
Lighthouse Service photo from U.S. Lighthouse Society website
Aground at Cook Inlet, Alaska
Halftone photo by Captain J. M. Ellicott, USN, (Ret.)
Courtesy of Alfred Cellier, 1978
U.S. Navy photo NH 86342
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