USS Rescue III

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(SP-3209: t. 537; 1. 160'4"; h. .32'2"; dr. 16'8"; s. 11 k.; a. 1 3")
The third Rescue (SP-3209) was built by Brown & Son Tottenville, N.Y., in 1899; acquired from Merritt and Chapman Wrecking Co., Norfolk Va., 24 September 1918; and commissioned 25 September 1918.

Wooden-hulled Rcscue served as a salvage tug in the 5th Naval District throughout her brief 8-month naval career. She was decommissioned and sold to her former owner at Norfolk, 15 May l919.