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Posted by: de domenico (IP Logged)
Date: October 14, 2017 09:50AM

Built by the Norfolk Navy Yard as the Fleet Tug #18 POCAHONTAS, launched 1.4.1916 and completed 14.3.1917. On 1.9.1917 (or 1.9.1918) renamed CHEMUNG, on 17.7.1920 reclassified Fleet Tug AT-18. Decommissioned 25.10.1926. On 31.1.1936 downgraded to Harbour Tug YT-124 CHEMUNG, stricken 22.12.1936. Sold 25.1.1937 to Gallagher Brothers Sand & Gravel Corp. of NYC, on 12.2.1937 taken over as PETER C. GALLAGHER, port of registry New York. On Aug. 1941 taken over by the WSA and chartered to the UK MoWT for Admiralty service, managed for them by the Townsend Brothers (Ferries) Ltd. of London, port of registry London, taken to the Mediterranean. Returned pro-forma to the USA in 1948. By 1949 sold to M. Rempoulis & M. Scorda at Cairo, Egyptian flag. Still listed in service on Equasis in 2008.

Source: Piet van Damme's "Tugslist"

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/14/2017 11:02PM by de domenico.

Subject Written By Posted
  PETER C. GALLAGHER Aris 10/14/2017 01:08AM
  Re: PETER C. GALLAGHER phil morgan 10/14/2017 04:45AM
  Re: PETER C. GALLAGHER paulh 10/14/2017 05:19AM
  Re: PETER C. GALLAGHER de domenico 10/14/2017 09:50AM
  Re: PETER C. GALLAGHER Aris 10/15/2017 12:09AM
  Re: PETER C. GALLAGHER 10/16/2017 01:10PM

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