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House Boat (Self-propelled)
  • Built by Seattle Construction & Drydock Co.. Seattle, WA (YN 74)
  • Launched, 01 June 1913
  • Completed for Puget Sound Navigation Co., Seattle, WA, as the steel-hulled steamer Comanche (ON 211319), August 1913
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 29 July 1942
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, May 1947
  • Final Disposition, sold to Freeman & Gibson, Seattle for scrapping, 1947
    Displacement 686 gross tons, 447 net tons
    Length 133' 7"
    Beam 28' 5"
    Draft 18' 5"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion 3-cylinder triple expansion steam engine, 400ihp

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