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S. T. Co. No. 2 (SP 267)

Civilian call sign:
King - Nan - Sail - Fox

Call sign (1919):
Nan - Unit - Fox - Fox


  • Built in 1898 by Charles Hillman, Philadelphia, PA
  • Acquired by the Navy 24 September 1917
  • Commissioned 27 September 1917
  • Struck from the Navy Register 23 June 1919 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 157 t.
  • Length 101'
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 10' 5"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 13
  • Armament: Two 1-pounders
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one 550hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: S. T. Co. No.2, a screw tug built in 1898 by Charles Hillman of Philadelphia, Pa., was acquired by the Navy on 24 September 1917 under charter from the Standard Transportation Co. [of New York] for service in World War I; and was commissioned on 27 September 1917. The tug, designated SP-267, was assigned to the 5th Naval District and operated in the Virginia Capes and Chesapeake Bay area serving as a tug, dispatch vessel, and minesweeper. After the war, she was returned to her owner on 23 June 1919.

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