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Photo # NH 70467:  S.S. J. M. Guffey in 1902

U.S. NAVY TEMPORARY AUXILIARY SHIPS, 1917-1919

WORLD WAR I ERA TANKERS --
with Smokestacks Amidships

Three of the U.S. Navy's WWI era tankers had their engines and smokestacks amidships.

This page features a table (with links to individual ships) of World War I era U.S. Navy tankers with smokestacks amidships, plus a photograph of each ship in this group.


Ships in this group:

THREE SHIPS with SMOKESTACKS AMIDSHIPS:


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ONE SHIP -- Foreign built

  • Gargoyle, USN 1917-1918 (British built, ex American S.S. Gargoyle, 1902).
  • 4433 Gross Tons, Length 363.6' oa, Beam 50.1', Comm. 8 Aug 17, Decom. 22 May 18, ID # 1656

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     S.S. Gargoyle, 1917:

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    TWO SHIPS -- American built

  • J. M. Guffey, USN 1918-1919 (ex American S.S. J. M. Guffey, 1902).
  • 2520 Gross Tons, Length 292.2', Beam 40.2', Comm. 14 Oct 18, Decom. 17 Jun 19, ID # 1279
  • Winifred, USN 1918-1919 (ex American S.S. Winifred, 1898).
  • 2551 Gross Tons, Length 287.4', Beam 42.2', Comm. 21 Jun 18, Decom. 13 Mar 19, ID # 1319

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     S.S. J. M. Guffy, 1902:

     S.S. Winifred:

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