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Gallup (SP 694)
ex-Annie E. Gallup

Grounded 21 February 1918

Menhaden Fishing Boat:

  • Built in 1878 as Annie E. Gallup at Fall River, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 August 1917 and commissioned USS Annie E. Gallup (SP 694) the same day at Philadelphia, PA
  • Name shortened to Gallup 28 July 1917
  • Ran aground 21 February 1918 at Cape Henlopen, DE and broke in half
  • Struck from the Navy list 20 May 1918.


  • Displacement 141 t.
  • Length 116' 6"
  • Beam 18' 8"
  • Speed 9 kts.
  • Two officers, crew number unknown
  • Armament: Two 1-pounders
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one 120hp vertical single expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Gallup 427k c. February 1918
    Broadside on the beach at Cape Henlopen, DE
    Photo from the McLaughlin - Grucza Archives
    Tim McLaughlin

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