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Richard Peck

 

(IX - 96: tonnage 2,906 (gross); length 316; beam 62; draft 126; speed 22 knots (sic))

 

Richard Peck (IX-96) was built in 1892 by Harlan and Hollingsworth, Wilmington, Del.; was acquired by the Navy 20 February 1943 from New England S.S. Co., New Haven, Conn.; and commissioned the same day at Argentia, Newfoundland.

 

Richard Peck provided electrical power at Argentia, Newfoundland, during her active service. Decommissioned 5 November 1943 at Norfolk, Va., she was struck from the Navy list 16 November 1943, transferred to W.S.A. 9 December 1943; and subsequently transferred to the Pennsylvania Railroad.



14 October 2005