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Nonpareil (SP-370 / YT-40)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
World War I Victory Medal
District Harbor Tug:
Built in 1904 as the steam tug Nonpareil by Robert Palmer & Son, Shipbuilding & Marine Railway, Co., Noank, CT.
Launched (date unknown)
Acquired by the Navy from Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., Baltimore, MD.
Commissioned USS Nonpareil (SP-370), at Baltimore, MD., 13 April 1917
Designated District Harbor Tug YT-40, 17 July 1920
Decommissioned in November 1921
Loaned to the City of Norfolk, VA., 29 November 1920, for use as a fireboat
Returned to US Navy custody, 2 July 1921
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Sold, 5 August 1921, to P. Weaver & Son, Baltimore, MD.
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 167 t. (gross)
Draft 9' 6"
Speed 12 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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