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Ibis (SP 3051)


Trawler/Minesweeper:

  • Built in 1917 as Sea Gull by the Globe Shipbuilding Co., Superior, WI
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 June 1918
  • Commissioned Ibis (SP 3051), 19 August 1918
  • Decommissioned 3 March 1919 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 299 t.
  • Length 141' 5"
  • Beam 23' 3"
  • Draft 11' 6"
  • Speed 11 kts.
  • Complement 36
  • Armament: One 3"/50 mount and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one475hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Ibis 31k Namesake: Ibis - A wading bird related to the heron Tommy Trampp
    Ibis 131k Moored outboard. The sister-ship alongside may be USS Starling (SP-2981)
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101968
    Naval History and Heritage Command

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