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Amanda Moore

Acquired Tug:
  • Built by unknown builder, Scranton, MS 1
  • Completed for unknown owners, Mobile, AL, as Amanda Moore (ON 107592), 1900
  • Sold to Coastwise Dredging Co., Norfolk, VA, by 1910
  • Owned by Wilmington Towing Co., Wilmington, NC, by 1918
  • Inspected by Navy in Fifth Naval District, 01 April 1918
  • Possibly not taken over, as condition of hull stated to be "bad"
  • Appears to have worked under charter assisting ships in Hampton Roads, 1918-1919
  • Some sources state returned to her owner, 05 May 1919
  • Some sources state struck from the Navy Register, 12 May 1919
  • Seized by US Marshals after collision, November 1919
  • Sold to Norfolk Dredging Co., Norfolk, VA, renamed Campostella, December 1921
  • Final disposition, off lists after 1937, presume scrapped
    1. DANFS lists builder as Scranton, Mass., an obvious typo. There is no such town in Massachusetts, and shipping registers correctly state Mississippi.
  • Displacement 121 gross tons, 83 net tons
  • Length 100' 0"
  • Beam 21' 8"
  • Draft 8' 3"
  • Speed 8 knots
  • Propulsion steam, one shaft, 250hp
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    Amanda Moore
    106k In port, possibly when inspected by the Fifth Naval District, 01 April 1918.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photos NH 99301 and NH 99302
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    Amanda Moore

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