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Progressive

 

A former name retained.

 

(SP–2003: dp. 208; l. 70’6”; b. 20’8”; dr. 10’; s. 9 k.; cpl. 6)

 

Progressive (SP–2003), a wooden tug, was built in 1916 by Verdon and Co., West New Brighton, N.Y. and was chartered by the Navy from Newton Creek Towing Co., Long Island, N.Y. 7 September 1917.

 

Progressive was assigned to the 3rd Naval District in World War I and plied chiefly between New York and New London on towing duty.

 

Progressive was returned to her owner 6 August 1919.