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(YT-8: dp. 230; l. 92'6"; b. 21'1"; dr. 9'2"; s. 12 k.)

Pentucket (YT-8) was authorized 1 July 1902; laid down 29 January 1903 at the Boston Navy Yard; launched 16 July 1903; and commissioned 1 July 1911.

Throughout her Naval career, Pentucket performed light tug duties in harbors along the northern Atlantic coast. In 1933, she operated in and around Philadelphia, where she decommissioned 13 July. Struck from the Navy Register 17 December 1936, she was sold to Palin Water and Tanning Co., Inc., of New York 25 January 1937.

Published: Fri Jan 09 09:27:06 EST 2015