USS S. T. Co. No. 2 (SP-267)
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|Name:||USS S. T. Co. No. 2|
|Namesake:||Previous name retained|
|Builder:||Charles Hillman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Acquired:||24 September 1917|
|Commissioned:||27 September 1917|
|Fate:||Returned to owner 23 June 1919|
|Notes:||Operated as commercial tug S. T. Co. No. 2 1898-1917 and from 1919|
|Type:||Tug, dispatch boat, and Minesweeper|
|Length:||101 ft 0 in (30.78 m)|
|Beam:||22 ft 0 in (6.71 m)|
|Draft:||10 ft 5 in (3.18 m) (mean)|
|Armament:||2 x 1-pounder guns|
S. T. Co. No. 2 was built as a commercial steam screw tug of the same name in 1898 by Charles Hillman at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The U.S. Navy acquired her under charter from her owner, the Standard Transportation Company, on 24 September 1917 for World War I service. She was commissioned on 27 September 1917 as USS S. T. Co. No. 2 (SP-267).
After the war, S. T. Co. No. 2 was returned to Standard Transportation on 23 June 1919.
- This article includes text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive S. T. Co. No. 2 (SP 267)