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San Felipe (YFB-57)

Yard Ferryboat:
  • Built by Joseph Kidd & Co., Linwood, PA
  • Completed for Joseph, Benjamin & Julius Jenks, New York, NY, as iron-hulled freighter Sarah A. Jenks (ON 116079), November 1885
  • Burned to waterline at Ossining, NY, 12 October 1913
  • Rebuilt at Hoboken, NJ, sold to Lower Hudson Steamboat Co., Ossining, NY, renamed Ossining, 1917
  • Substituted for Manhattan, 07 August 1944
  • Name San Felipe approved, 09 September 1944
  • Acquistion cancelled, 19 September 1944
  • Burned to waterline on Hudson while being towed to Tarrytown, NY, for conversion to a fishing vessel, 1949 (or 1951)
  • Final Disposition, deleted, 18 March 1954
    Displacement 365 gross tons / 233 net tons
    Length 128' 0"
    Beam 26' 0"
    Draft 8' 6"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion steam, 419hp

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    92k Ossining moored on the New York waterfront, circa 1920s. Photo via Ossining Historical Society. Dave Wright

    San Felipe (YFB-57)
    DANFS history entry located at the Naval History and Heritage Command website
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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