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Transfer (IX-46)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
World War I Victory Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Tug/Self-propelled Lighter:
  • Laid down, 18 August 1904, at New York Navy Yard
  • Launched, 24 May 1905
  • Placed in service, 19 July 1910, as Transfer, at New York
  • Commissioned, 1 July 1911
  • Decommissioned, 6 October 1922
  • Recommissioned, 6 February 1924
  • Decommissioned, 8 February 1934
  • Designated IX-46, 8 March 1941
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 16 September 1945
  • Registered in 1947 by Thomas J. Smith, Stratford, CT., as dredge Transfer homeport, Bridgeport, CT.
  • Registered in 1965 by B & V Equipment Co. Williamson, NY as dredge Transfer homeport, Rochester, NY.
  • Out of documentation in 1969
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 684 t.
    Length 110'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 9'10"
    Speed 8 kts.
    Complement 11
    Armament none
    one single ended boiler
    one 500hp vertical compound steam engine
    one propeller shaft

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    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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