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Jeannette (SP 149)

Jeannette served both the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps

Tug Boat:

  • The second Jeannette was built in 1905 by B. C. Huffstetler, Miami, FL
  • Acquired by the Navy 11 May 1917
  • Commissioned USS Jeannette (SP 149), 14 May 1917
  • Decommissioned 7 February 1919 and transferred to the Marine Corps
  • Sold 16 January 1920
  • Registered in 1933 to F. W. Ford of Georgetown, SC as the towboat Jeannette
  • Registered in 1948 to the Georgetown Towing Co. of Georgetown as the towboat Jeannette
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 17 t.
    1933 - 15 t.
  • Length 49' 10"
    1933 - 44'
  • Beam 13' 3"
    1933 - 11.3'
  • Draft 3' 6"
    1933 - 3.4'
  • Speed 9 kts.
  • Complement: Eight
    1933 - Two
    1948 - One
  • Armament: Two machine guns
  • One 40hp 4-cylinder Lamb gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Errol L. Morgan, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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