USS Richard Peck (IX-96)

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Name: USS Richard Peck
Builder: Harlan and Hollingsworth, Wilmington, Delaware
Launched: 1892
Acquired: 20 February 1943
Commissioned: 20 February 1943
Decommissioned: 5 November 1943
Struck: 16 November 1943
Homeport: Argentia, Newfoundland
Fate: Transferred to War Shipping Administration, 9 December 1943
General characteristics
Tonnage: 2,906 long tons (2,953 t) (gross)
Length: 316 ft (96 m)
Beam: 62 ft (19 m)
Draft: 12 ft 6 in (3.81 m)
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)

USS Richard Peck (IX-96) was a auxiliary ship of the United States Navy during 1943. Built in 1892 by Harlan and Hollingsworth, Wilmington, Delaware, she was acquired by the Navy on 20 February 1943 from the New England Steamship Company, New Haven, Connecticut, and commissioned the same day at Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada.

Richard Peck provided electrical power at Argentia, during her active service. Decommissioned on 5 November 1943 at Norfolk, Virginia, she was struck from the Navy List on 16 November 1943, transferred to War Shipping Administration, on 9 December 1943, and subsequently transferred to the Pennsylvania Railroad.