Ships Telephone from 1912 See and Bee

 

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

 

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