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Photo # NH 100253-A:  Tug Tavernilla, photographed in 1915-1917


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Tug Tavernilla (1915);
Served as USS Tavernilla (ID # 3000) in 1917-1919.

Tavernilla, a steam tug, was built in 1915. Owned by the Panama Canal Commission, she was taken over by the U.S. Navy and commissioned as USS Tavernilla (ID # 3000) in July 1917. In February 1919, following the end of World War I, she was returned to her owners.

This page features all available views concerning the Panama Canal Commission tug Tavernilla and USS Tavernilla (ID # 3000).


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Photo #: NH 100253-A

Tavernilla
(U.S. Tug, 1915)

Photographed in 1915-1917.
This Panama Canal Commission tug was commissioned in the U.S. Navy as USS Tavernilla (ID # 3000) on 19 July 1917. She was returned to her owner on 8 February 1919.

The original is in National Archives' Record Group 19-LCM.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 54KB; 740 x 530 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 105393

USS Tavernilla
(ID # 3000)

Photographed circa 1918 with her sister USS Gorgona (ID # 2164) alongside.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 58KB; 740 x 435 pixels

 


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