Home port Philadelphia.
Built by American International Shipbuilding Company, Hog Island, Pennsylvania, 1919.
- 5590 gross tons;
- 410 (bp) feet long;
- 46 feet wide.
- Steam turbine engine, single screw.
- Service speed 11.5 knots.
Built for U.S. Shipping Board, in 1919 and named...
Built 1889 by J&G Thomson
10,649 gross tons, 527 foot x 41 foot, speed @ 19 knots
ex City of Paris - Inman Line
1893 - Became American Line Paris
1895 - Government Service as Yale
1899 - Went ashore on the Manacles - rebuilt as Philadelphia
1917 - 1919 Became USS...
Built 1889 by J&G Thomson as City of Paris for Inman Line
10,669 gross tons, 537 foot x 41 foot beam @ 19 knots
1893 became American Line 'Paris'
1895 on Government service as 'Yale'
1899 went ashore on the Manacles - rebuilt as 'Philadelphia'
1917 - 1919 became 'USS Harrisburg'
The B&O Railroad tug MAJ. HENRY BREWERTON resting at Pier 62 South Wharves, Delaware River, Philadelphia, on March 12, 1938. At the time, the tug was out of service awaiting a sale to new owners. The BREWERTON was built in Baltimore in 1857 and operated there until transferred to...
Me again. Hungover after a 'fun' night in Philadelphia. I was chief on the GAUNTLET, a Crowley Invader Class tug and we were preparing to tow one of the SL-7's from Philly to New Orleans for the conversion to a Rapid Deployment Ro/Ro. This was in mid to late November of 1983.