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Sea Gate

 

(Id. No. 2415: dp. 400; l. 130'; b. 27'2"; dr. 6'9"; s. 13 k.)

 

Sea Gate, a Hudson River steamer, was launched by T.S. Marvel, Newburgh, New York, in 1907; taken over by the Navy from her owner, F. V. Drake of Yonkers, N. Y., on 9 October 1918; and fitted with racks for stretchers for service as an ambulance boat.

 

Sea Gate served as an ambulance boat in the New York City area until returned to her owners on 14 May 1919. She remained in merchant service until 1938.