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Tug: Built in 1878 by William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, PA; Acquired by the Navy 26 August 1918 and commissioned the same day; Decommissioned 5 December 1918 and returned to her owners. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 94 t.; Length 83'; Beam 17' 9"; Draft 9' 3"; Speed 10 mph; Complement 10; Armament none.

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Blanche 60k In port, circa 1918 or earlier.
U.S. Navy photo NH 95902
Naval Historical Center
Blanche 59k In port, possibly when inspected by the Fifth Naval District on 18 June 1918.
U.S. Navy photo NH 100898
Naval Historical Center

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