USS Seminole, a 122-ton tug, was built in 1879 at Camden, New Jersey, for commercial use. Purchased by the Navy in June 1898, she served at the Boston Navy Yard during and after the Spanish-American War. Seminole was transferred to the War Department in March 1900.
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Photo #: NH 77357
USS Seminole (1898-1900)
At the Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1898.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
Online Image: 74,408 bytes; 740 x 605 pixels
11 October 1998