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Launch No. 1048 (1912 - 1920)

  • Built as a composite-hulled launch by Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, ME
  • Completed as Launch No. 1048, 1912
  • Assigned to Portsmouth Navy Yard whole career
  • Designated Yard Ferryboat (YFB-1048), 17 July 1920
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 05 April 1930
  • Sold, 23 September 1930
  • Registered to S.C. Loveland Co., Philadelphia, PA, as tug Cyrene (ON 231233), 1931
  • Renamed Brian Loveland, 1949
  • Sold to Reichert Towing Line, New York, NY, renamed F.J. Reichert, 1951
  • FInal disposition, scrapped 1967
    Displacement 68 gross tons
    Length 77' 2" overall
    Beam 19' 6"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion steam, 240hp

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    68k Postcard of F.J. Reichert underway on the East River, New York City, circa 1960s. Dave Wright

    There is no history record for YFB-1048 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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