USS Inca (ID-3219)

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Name: USS Inca
Namesake: Former names retained
Builder: J. H. Dialogue and Sons, Camden, New Jersey
Laid down: date unknown
Completed: 1879
Acquired: by the Navy 31 July 1918
Recommissioned: 2 August 1918 as USS Inca (ID-3219)
Decommissioned: 1 February 1919
Struck: 1 February 1919
Homeport: Parris Island, South Carolina
Fate: Not known
General characteristics
Type: Tugboat
Tonnage: 103 tons
Length: 101'
Beam: 20'
Draft: 7' 9"
Propulsion: not known
Speed: 12 knots
Complement: not known
Armament: none
Armor: steel hull

USS Inca (ID-3219) was a tugboat acquired by the U.S. Navy during World War I. She was assigned to the Parris Island, South Carolina, Marine barracks. She served until 1 February 1919.

Constructed in Camden, New Jersey

The fourth ship to be so named, Inca, an iron tug, was built in 1879 by J. H. Dialogue & Sons, Camden, New Jersey; and acquired by the Navy 31 July 1918. She commissioned 2 August 1918.

World War I service

The tug was assigned to the 6th Naval District, headquartered at Charleston, South Carolina, and operated until after World War I ended at Parris Island Marine Barracks, South Carolina.

Post-war disposition

She was stricken from the Navy List 1 February 1919.

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