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Lighthouse Tender Photo Archive
George - Vice - Pup - Sail
Juniper served both the U.S. Lighthouse Service and U.S. Navy
Lighthouse Tender:Built in 1903 by Spedden Shipbuilding Company, Baltimore, MarylandCommissioned USLHT Juniper in 1903Transferred to the Navy 11 April 1917Returned to the Department of Commerce 1 July 1919Decommissioned 1 November 1932Sold 22 December 1932 for use as a freighterAcquired by Golten Ship Repair, Inc. for use as a tanker and renamed Aubrey L. HudginsRemained in service until at least 1979Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 146 t.1926 - 84 t.Length 95' 4"1926 - 90'Beam 18' 2"1926 - 18'<Draft 5' 6"1926 - 8'Complement: Seven (1915)1926 - 12Speed 9 kts.Propulsion: One Roberts water tube coal-fired boiler, Two 300bhp inclined cylindrical inverted direct acting steam engine, two shafts.
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Coast Guard history entry located on the USCG Historian's Office website
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