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Port Fire

 

(ScTug: t. 103)

 

Port Fire, a screw tug, built at the Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N.H., in 1863, was launched 8 March 1864. She served through the Civil War as a powder tug, and was sold in January 1878. She was later broken up at Portsmouth, N.H.