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Nonpareil (SP-370 / YT-40)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

World War I Victory Medal

District Harbor Tug:
  • Built in 1904 as the steam tug Nonpareil by Robert Palmer & Son, Shipbuilding & Marine Railway, Co., Noank, CT.
  • Launched (date unknown)
  • Acquired by the Navy from Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., Baltimore, MD.
  • Commissioned USS Nonpareil (SP-370), at Baltimore, MD., 13 April 1917
  • Designated District Harbor Tug YT-40, 17 July 1920
  • Decommissioned in November 1921
  • Loaned to the City of Norfolk, VA., 29 November 1920, for use as a fireboat
  • Returned to US Navy custody, 2 July 1921
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Sold, 5 August 1921, to P. Weaver & Son, Baltimore, MD.
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 167 t. (gross)
    Length 101'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 6"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 6
    Armament two 1-pdrs.
    Propulsion steam, single screw

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