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Mount Vernon

Built as Kronprinzesin Cecilie, by Actien Gesellschaft at Stettin, Germany, in 1906; Interned at Bar Harbor, ME., at US entrance into World War I. Seized by the USSB, 3 February 1917; Acquired by the US Navy and converted to a Naval Transport at Boston; Commissioned, USS Mount Vernon, 28 July 1917; Decommissioned, 29 September 1919 and transferred to the War Department for service as an Army transport; Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown); Final Disposition, scrapped, 13 September 1940, at Boston, MA.

Specifications: Displacement 19,506 t.; Length 706' 4"; Beam 72'; Draft 31' 1"; Speed 24kts; Complement 1,030; Armament four single 5" gun mounts, two 1-pdrs; Propulsion, steam turbine,
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Mount Vernon 57k Mount Vernon, post card issued by the Jewish Welfare Board, date unknown. Sergio Lugo

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