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George F. Pierce-Steamer

George F. Pierce

(SP 648: t. 252; 1. 121'3"; b. 24'; dr. 8'; s. 12 k.)

George F. Pierce, a wooden passenger and freight steamer, was built by William G. Abbot in 1914, purchased by the Navy from the Milford and Philadelphia Freight Line Co., Philadelphia; and delivered at the Philadelphia Navy Yard 1 February 1918. She served the 4th Naval District as a passenger and supply boat in the Philadelphia area until decommissioning at Philadelphia Navy Yard 17 March 1922. George F. Pierce was sold to L. N. Hearn, Milford, Del., 5 June 1922.


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