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Winthrop (SP 3297)



Call sign:
Nan - Unit - Boy - Rush

Tug:

  • Built in 1883 by Jackson and Sharp, Wilmington, DE
  • Rebuilt in 1917 at Read Brothers Yard, Fall River, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 October 1918
  • Ordered sold 30 October 1919
  • Sold 4 June 1921
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 58 t.
  • Length 80'
  • Beam 18' 6"
  • Draft 6' 2"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: One
  • Propulsion: One Marine leg boiler, one 300hp vertical single expansion Burtelsen and Petersen steam engine, one shaft.
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    Winthrop 130k In port, possibly while in U.S. Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102571
    Naval Historical Center
    Winthrop 110k Off the Naval Coal Depot, Melville Station, Rhode Island, probably while in U.S. Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo 102572

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