From: Dictionary of American Fighting Ships
Former name retained.
Emily B. ( No. 3731), a tug, was chartered by the Navy in 1918, and placed in service in the 5th Naval District. She performed towing service for the Norfolk Navy Yard until 4 April 1919 when she was taken out of service and returned to her owner.
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