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|Echols (APB-37) moored at Pier 6 West, Boston Naval Shipyard, 8 January 1947, one week after her completion. Echols would remain in reserve status for fourteen years before being activated to berth crews at the Navy submarine base at New London, CT.
Boston Naval Shipyard photo # BOSTS-11020.
|US National Park Service, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston
|Echols (APB-37) under tow near the Boston Navy Yard on 15 April 1948, the date on which she was placed in service in reserve.
This ship did not receive its armament but has its full complement of lifeboats and davits. The last unit of her class to be competed, she was never placed in full
US National Archives photo # 19-N-131124), a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
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|Ex-Echols (APB-37) in commercial service at Staten Island N.Y., used as a floating office and indoor shop for Clean Waters of N.Y, an environmental company,
|Photo by Robert Macedonio
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