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Ambulance Boat No. 3 (1919 - 1920)

District Harbor Tug:
  • Built by Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA
  • Laid down as Motor Tug #101, date unknown
  • Launched, 19 February 1920
  • Converted to a Yard Ambulance Boat before completion
  • Placed in service at Mare Island as Ambulance Boat No. 3, date unknown
  • Designated YH-3, 17 July 1920
  • Initially assigned to Third Naval District, then Fifth Naval District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 08 March 1935
  • Sold, 10 July 1935
  • Registered to C.N. Fisher, Norfolk, VA, as tug Fisher No. 9 (ON 236477), 1936
  • Sold to Edward W.N. Ericksen, New York, NY, renamed Jana, 1946
  • Sold to United Dredging Corp., New York, NY, renamed Alice Murray, 1950
  • Final disposition, foundered at dock, Yonkers, NY, 30 January 1952
    Displacement 54 tons
    Length 65' 0"
    Beam 16' 2"
    Draft 6' 2"
    Speed 11.5 knots
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Capacity 24 stretcher and 12 ambulatory patients
    one Union 4 cylinder, 4 cycle gasoline engine, 150shp
    single 12" X 15" propeller
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