Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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East Boston

Former name retained.

East Boston, a ferryboat, was built in 1892 by Atlantic Works, East Boston, Mass.; purchased from the city of Boston 2 June 1898; and commissioned 5 July 1898, Lieutenant L. L. Reamey in command. The converted ferry served Boston Navy Yard until decommissioned 3 September 1898. She was sold at public auction 19 July 1899.