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Choptank, 1919


Built: Annapolis, MD

Cost:  Unknown

Machinery: Steam, 18" diameter x 24" stroke

Speed: Unknown

Length: 88'

Beam: 20'

Draft: 8' 9"

Displacement: 215 tons

Launched: 1919

Acquired: from US Navy on 14 November 1919

Decommissioned: 1 January 1924

Disposition: Sold on 20 March 1925

Complement: 1 officer, 9 men (1930)

Armament: 2 1-pdrs.


Design History:

The vessels of this class of tugs were built for the Navy as part of the war effort and were completed after the end of hostilities.


Cutter History:

Taken over at Norfolk. VA she was assigned to Baltimore, MD in late 1920. By 1 January 1924 she was out of commission; she was sold 20 March 1925 in Baltimore, MD.


Sources:

Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.


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