Year Built
Official Number
Ship Yard
General Type
Military (Non Commercial)
Specific Type
Ship Length
161 feet
27 feet
Mast Height
Net Tons
263 tons
Gross Tons
447 tons
Cargo Capacity
Draft, Summer
Draft, Lightweight
Displacement, Summer
Displacement, Lightweight
Immersion, Summer
Immersion, Lightweight

Historical Narrative

There is no historical narrative for this vessel at this time; however, the U.S. Navy's Naval History and Heritage Command Dictionary of American Fighting Ships has an entry for the ship under both names.

Vessel Name History

1888 - 1943: Zizania
1943 - 1947: Adario
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Event: Requisitioned
Date: 8/20/1942

Vessel was requisitioned and purchased from Pan American Shippers, Inc. It was briefly operated by the Philadelphia Derrick and Salvage Corporation as a general agent before being transferred to the U.S. Navy
Event: Transferred
Date: 8/9/1943

Vessel was transferred to the U.S. Navy to be used as a tender and tug boat.
Event: Vessel Name Change
Date: 8/9/1943

Vessel name changed from ZIZANIA to ADARIO

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