Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 203983
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 180.58
Width 43.00
Depth 20.50
Gross Tonnage 1223.00
Net Tonnage 691.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00209

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to submarine salvage vessel by Peruvian Navy, 1948.
History Commissioned by U.S. Navy on February 1, 1918, after being acquired on January 23, 1918. Served off coast of Maine and Brest, France in 1918-1919. Decommissioned on April 3, 1920; transferred to Dept. of Interior. Placed on loan to Panama on July 1, 1931. Returned to Dept. of Interior on October 24, 1940, and transferred to U.S. Navy on March 8, 1941. Placed with Panama Canal Mechanical Division on November 1, 1943. Stricken from Navy List on February 19, 1948.
Disposition Removed from Peruvian Navy list, 1958.

Build Information

Builder Buffalo Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Buffalo, NY
Date Built 1907-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
FAVORITE1943-00-001948-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
FAVORITE (Dept. of Interior)1920-00-001940-00-00U.S.DEPT INT
FAVORITE (IX-45)1940-00-001943-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
FAVORITE (No. 1385)1918-00-001920-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
RIOS1954-00-001958-00-00PERUPERU NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Dept. of Interior1920-00-001940-00-00U.S.DEPT INT
Great Lakes Towing Co.1907-00-001918-00-00U.S.203983
Panama Canal-Mechanical Division1943-00-001948-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
Peruvian Navy1948-00-001958-00-00PERUPERU NAVY
U.S. Navy1918-00-001920-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
U.S. Navy1940-00-001943-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY