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Amanda Moore

 

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(Tug: t. 121; 1. 100'; b. 21.8'; dr. 8'3" (mean); s. 8 k.)

 

Amanda Moorea tug built at Scranton, Mass., in 1900 and owned at the outset of World War I by the Wilmington (Del.) Towing Co.was inspected by the Navy, in the 5th Naval District, on 1 April 1918. However, the ship's sparse records indicate that the condition of the vessel's hull was "bad" and may have led to a decision not to take her over. Yet, some sources indicate that she was returned to her previous owners on 5 May 1919 and struck from the Naval Vessel Register on 12 May, one week later. If this is true, she did come under Navy custody at some time; but, should this be the case, she probably did not have any active service since no record of any operations by the tug have been found.