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McDougall

 

A former name retained.

 

(SP‑3717: t. 562; l. 170'; b. 32'; dr. 9'3"; s. 10 k.; cpl. 29; a. none)

 

McDougall (SP‑3717) a steel‑hulled, oil‑burning screw tug, built by Neafie & Levy, Philadelphia, Pa., in 1900, was taken over by the Navy 8 October 1918 from St. Louis Steel Barge Co., St. Louis. Mo.; and purchased outright 3 November 1918.

 

McDougall performed tug and towing duties in the 8th Naval District operating principally out of New Orleans. Following the end of World War I, she was sold to her former owner 6 March 1919.