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Built by Sidney Newell, Stockton, CA, 1898
Launched, 20 April 1898
Completed for California Navigation & Improvement Company as sternwheeler passenger vessel H. J. Corcoran (ON 96423), 1898
Sold to Aden Brothers, Vallejo, CA, about 1900
Capsized after collision in fog with river steamer Seminole off Fort Point, San Francisco Bay, 14 February 1913
Raised and rebuilt by Moore & Scott Iron Works, Oakland, CA
Sold to California & Hawaiian Sugar Company and renamed Crockett, circa 1915
Later sold to Bay Transport Co., San Francisco, CA
To Bay & River Transport Co., San Francisco, CA, about 1940
Acquired by the US Navy, 10 November 1942
Operated in Twelfth Naval District, 1942 - 1945
Was at Floating Drydock Training Center, Tiburon, CA, in 1943
To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, October 1947
Final disposition, scrapped 1948
Displacement 893 gross tons, 463 net tons
Length 221' 1"
Beam 46' 0"
Draft 8' 0"
Propulsion steam, 500hp
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