Ships Telephone from 1912 See and Bee

 

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Very nice engraved Ships Telephone from the See and Bee.

Training Aircraft Carrier:
SS Seeandbee a side-wheel excursion steamer built in 1913 at American Shipbuilding Co., Wyandotte, MI.
Acquired by the Navy, 12 March 1942
Converted a training aircraft carrier
Commissioned USS Wolverine (IX-64), 12 August 1942, at Buffalo, NY
Decommissioned, 7 November 1945
Struck from the Naval Register 28 November 1945
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 26 November 1947 for disposal
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping in December 1947 at Cleveland, OH.
Specifications:
Displacement 7,200 t.
Length 500'
Beam 98'
Draft 15' 6"
Speed 28 kts.
Complement 270
Armament none
Propulsion 4 coal fired boilers, compound reciprocating engines, 2 sidewheels, 8000 hp

 

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