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Clinton


Tug:

  • The first Clinton was built in 1863 at Wilmington, DE
  • Acquired by the Navy as Lena Clinton 14 June 1864 at New York by RADM Hiram Paulding, USN, Chief of the Ironclad Board and placed in service as USS Clinton
  • Placed out of service 28 July 1870
  • Sold 3 August 1870 to W. S. Nickerson of New York
  • Renamed Mary Lewis and Millburn
  • Registered in 1926 to the Meseck Towing and Transportation Co. (NJ) of New York, NY as the tug John A. Reichert
  • Registered in 1927 to the Reichert Towing Line of New York, NY as the tug John A. Reichert
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 50 t.
    1927 - 35 t.
  • Length 58' 8"
    1927 - 60.2'
  • Beam 15' 10"
    1927 - 15.1'
  • Draft 7'
    1927 - 6.3'
  • Complement 16
    1927 - Six
  • Speed 11 kt.
    1927 - 7 kts.
  • Propulsion: One Boiler, one verticle steam engine, one shaft.
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