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-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS Brutus (AC-15), 1898-1922

USS Brutus, a 2000-ton collier, was built in 1894 in England as the merchant ship Peter Jebsen. Purchased by the U.S. Navy in April 1898, she towed the monitor USS Monterey to Manila during the Spanish-American War. Thereafter she served as a station ship, collier and supply ship until decommissioned in August 1921. Brutus was sold the following year.

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Photo #: NH 71722

USS Brutus (1898-1922)


Being repainted into wartime grey, off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, 28 May 1898. She had been commissioned on the previous day.

Courtesy of the San Francisco Maritime Museum, 1970.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

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24 September 1998