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Shannon (SP 1236)

Covered Lighter:

  • Built in 1908 by R. S. Bushey, Brooklyn, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 30 August 1917 and placed in service
  • Returned to her owner 26 May 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 350 t.
  • Length 89' 8"
  • Beam 29'
  • Draft 16'
  • Propulsion: Non-self propelled.
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    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships:The first Shannon (S. P. 1236), a covered lighter built in 1908 by R. S. Bushey, Brooklyn, N.Y., was chartered by the Navy on 30 August 1917 from the Simmons Transportation Company, N.Y., and placed in service in the 3d Naval District. She was returned to her owner on 26 May 1919

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