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Roselle (SP 350)

Civilian call sign (1919):
King - Sail - Have - Vice

Harbor Tug:

  • The first Roselle was built in 1903 by the Neafie and Levy Co., Philadelphia, PA
  • Acquired by the Navy 10 May 1917
  • Commissioned USS Roselle (SP 350), 22 September 1917
  • Returned to her owners 31 December 1917
  • Renamed Fearless in 1936 and remained active into 1942
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 220 t.
  • Length 110' 1"
  • Beam 24'
  • Draft 13' 10"
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 21
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 500ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    Roselle 105k Probably photographed prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102166
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