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Edgar F. Coney (SP 346)

Civilian call sign (1919):
King - Tare - Fox - Pup


  • Built in 1904 by John H. Dialogue and Sons, Camden, NJ for the South Atlantic Towboat Co.
  • Acquired by the Navy 1 June 1917
  • Commissioned 22 September 1917
  • Decommissioned 5 July 1919 and returned to her owner, Philip Shore of Tampa, FL
  • Sunk in 1930 off the coast of Florida.


  • Displacement 153 t.
  • Length 112'
  • Beam 21'
  • Draft 14'
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 26
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, 500hp vertical compound steam engine, one shaft.
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    Edgar F. Coney 104k Alongside a smaller tug, prior to her World War I era U.S. Navy service.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 103629
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