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Pennsylvania R. R. No. 9 (SP 679)


  • Built in 1904 by William R. Trigg, Richmond, VA
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 September 1917
  • Placed in service 22 September 1917
  • Returned to her owner 2 January 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 223 t.
  • Length 92'
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 13'
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 19
  • Armament: Two 1-pounders
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one 500hp vertical compound steam engine, one shaft.
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    Pennsylvania R. R. No. 9 117k Photographed prior to World War I.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102109
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