Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 136561
Rig Steam Yacht

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 133.58
Width 17.50
Depth 10.00
Gross Tonnage 140.00
Net Tonnage 95.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00077

Vessel History

Rebuilds U.S. Army Corps of Engineers measures as survey vessel, 1899 (158.5 x 18 x 10; 200 displaced).
History Received first enrollment at Buffalo, NY, July 3, 1896. Redocumented in 1933.
Sold to U.S. Navy on May 30, 1898 and commissioned as a patrol vessel on June 22, 1898. USS ENQUIRER served a patrol duty out of New York, between Newport, RI and Seabright, NJ until decommissioned on August 9, 1898. She was transferred to the War Dept. on July 20, 1899, and assigned to survey work in the Buffalo District, Corps of Engineers, on August 28, 1899.
Disposition Removed from documentation in 1941. Scrapped just above the New York Central Railroad bridge at Port Clinton, OH, in 1942-1943.

Build Information

Builder Union Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Buffalo, NY
Date Built 1896-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
ENQUIRER1898-00-001899-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
SEARCH1899-00-001928-00-00U.S.U.S. ARMY