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Arabian

 

(ScTug: t. 92; l. 87'; b. 20'; dr. 10'6" (aft); s. 10 k.)

 

Arabiana tug built in 1896 at Camden, N.J., by John H. Dialogue Sonswas acquired by the Navy on 29 October 1918 on a bare boat lease from Mr. P. F. Martin, of Philadelphia, and was placed in service on 5 November 1918. Since World War I ended six days after she was placed in service, the tug never received an assignment and apparently never saw active service. She was placed out of service on 31 January 1919 and returned to her owner that same day