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Credenda (ID 3278)


  • Built in 1903 at Paulsboro, NJ
  • Acquired by the Navy 11 September 1918
  • Commissioned USS Credenda (ID 3278), 19 September 1918
  • Struck from the Navy list and sold 5 August 1919
  • Registered in 1927 to the Red Ash Towing Line of New York, NY
  • Registered in 1931 to George F. Finnegan of Coney Island, NY as the tug Credenda
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 34 t.
  • Length 57'
  • Beam 16'
    1927 - 16.5'
  • Draft 6' 11½"
    1927 - 6.4'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Two
    1927 - Five
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one 100hp vertical single expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Credenda 76k Photographed prior to her World War I era Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102835
    Naval Historical Center

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