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Lighthouse Tender Photo Archive
Holly served both the U.S. Lighthouse Service and U.S. Navy
Holly Class Lighthouse Tender:Built in 1881 by Malster & Reaney, Baltimore, MarylandCommissioned USLHT Holly 1 September 1881Acquired by the Navy 15 April 1917Returned to the Lighthouse Service on 1 July 1919Decommissioned 1 August 1931Sold 4 December 1931Her owners removed her engine and converted her for use as the barge Wright No. 1Destroyed in 1944.
Specifications:Displacement 499 t.1917 - 217 t.Length 156'1917 - 167'Beam 39' (Over paddle wheel guards), 24' 2" (Hull)1917 - 24'Draft 9' 6"1917 - 8' 6"Complement 211917 - 23Speed 9 kts.Propulsion: One return flue "lobster back" coal-fired boiler, one 400bhp Marine condensing beam steam engine, Paddle wheels1917 - One Marine Leg boiler.
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Coast Guard history entry located on the USCG Historian's Office website
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