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Old Dominion (ID 3025)



Call sign (1927):
Jig - Love - King - Nan

Barge/Coastwise Collier:

  • Built in 1872 by Harlan and Hollingsworth, Wilmington, DE for the Old Dominion Steamship Co. of Norfolk, VA
  • Delivered in February 1872
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 October 1917
  • Placed in service 8 August 1918
  • Placed out of service 17 April 1919
  • Struck from the Naval Register 13 June 1919
  • Sold 2 October 1919
  • Registered in 1927 to the Neptune Line of New York, NY for use as a freighter
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 1,802 t.
  • Length 266' 10"
    1927 - 255.5'
  • Beam 42' 6"
  • Draft 17' 9"
    1927 - 20.9'
  • Complement: Six
    1927 - Four
  • Non-self propelled.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Old Dominion 83k Photographed circa 1917
    U. S. Navy photos NH 102071 and NH 102072
    Naval Historical Center
    Old Dominion 55k

    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships History: Old Dominion (ID-3025), launched as a steamer by Harlan and Hollingsworth, Wilmington, Del., in 1872, was acquired by the Navy from the Luckenbach S.S. Co., New York City, 18 October 1917, and placed in service as a non-selfpropelled barge, 8 August 1918. An iron hulled vessel, Old Dominion was used as a coastwise collier until transferred to the 5th Naval District, 17 April 1919, for inactivation. She was sold to the Neptune Line, New York City, 2 October 1919.
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