Tamaroa, 1921

Sept. 3, 2020

Tamaroa, 1921

ex-USSB tug Bartolme

A city in Illinois.


The Tamaroa was a 869-ton steam-powered tug that was acquired by the Coast Guard in October of 1921.  She was commissioned on 1 February 1922 and was stationed at San Pedro, California.  She remained in service until 1935.


Donald Canney.  U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935.  Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995.

U.S. Coast Guard.  Record of Movements: Vessels of the United States Coast Guard: 1790 - December 31, 1933.  Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1934; 1989 (reprint).