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S. T. Co. No. 2

 

(ScTug: t. 157; 1. 101'0"; b. 22'0"; dr. 10'5" (mean); s. 10 k.; cpl. 13; a. 2 1-pdrs.)

 

S. T. Co. No. Z, a screw tug built in 1898 by Charles Hillman of Philadelphia, Pa., was acquired by the Navy on 24 September 1917 under charter from the Standard Transportation Co. for service in World War I; and was commissioned on 27 September 1917.

 

The tug, designated SP-267, was assigned to the 5th Naval District and operated in the Virginia Capes and Chesapeake Bay area serving as a tug, dispatch vessel, and minesweeper. After the war, she was returned to her owner on 23 June 1919.