DUBUQUE, U.S.S. (1904, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1904
Official Number:
U.S. NAVY
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Morris Heights, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: 2 stacks; gunboat.
Hull Materials:
Composite
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
Gas Engine & Power Co.
Master Carpenter:
Charles L. Seabury & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
U.S. Navy, Washington, D.C.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
2
Dimensions
Length:
174'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
12.3'
Tonnage (gross):
568
History

1904 Served in Atlantic coastal waters & Caribbean; out of Portsmouth, NH.

1911, Jun 29 Commission at Chicago, IL as training ship for Illinois Naval Militia.

1914, Aug 4 Returned to Portsmouth; mine training ship; convoy escort New York - Halifax, NSC in World War 1.

1919, May 19 Decommissioned.

1922, Jan 22 Stationed at Detroit serving Naval Reservists.

1940, Nov 14 Assigned 1st Naval District, Boston, then armed National Guard School, Little Creek, VA on Chesapeake Bay.

1945, Sep 7 Decommissioned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

DUBUQUE, U.S.S. (1904, Propeller)
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DUBUQUE, U.S.S. (1904, Propeller)