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John L. Lawrence (SP-838 / YT-38)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
World War I Victory Medal
District Harbor Tug:
Built in 1877 at New London, CT.as the tug Frances B. Hackett
Launched (date unknown)
Acquired by the Navy from Medhaden Products prior to 8 June 1917
Commissioned USS John L. Lawrence (SP-838) , 29 June 1917,
Designated District Harbor Tug YT-38, 17 July 1920
Decommissioned, 22 June 1921, at Philadelphia, PA.
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Sold for commercial service, 3 October 1921
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 150 t.
Length 157' 8"
Beam 21' 2"
Speed 10 kts.
Armament two 1-pdrs.
Propulsion steam, single screw
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 23 June 2006
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