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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Built by Schultze, Robertson & Schultz, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Launched, 11 November 1912
Completed for for the California Transportation Co., San Francisco, CA, as the sternwheel steamer Fort Sutter (ON 210771), November 1912
Operated on Sacramento River between Sacramento and San Francisco
Placed out of service on completion of Delta King and Delta Queen, 1927
Acquired by the Navy, 26 July 1942
Placed in service at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA, as YHB-11, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, January 1947
Purchased by M.O. Mason, Sacramento, CA, 1947
Purchased by J.H. McGee and L.A. Peterson with intention of converting it to a fishing club on Three Mile Slough, 1948
Acquired by Barney Gould, about 1952
Lay off Aquatic Park for next seven years while legal battles waged
Final disposition, destroyed by arson, 01 May 1959
Displacement 1139 gross tons, 801 net tons
Length 219' 2"
Beam 42' 6"
Draft 9' 3"
Propulsion 2-cycle steam engine, stern wheel, 1242ihp (not used during Navy service)
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Photos of Fort Sutter
Last Updated 15 July 2017
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