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Winifred (ID 1319)


Freighter/Tanker: Laid down 31 January 1898 by the Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME; Launched 8 July 1892; Acquired by the Navy 21 June 1918 at Liverpool, England, and commissioned the same day; Decommissioned 13 March 1919 at Philadelphia, PA, struck from the Navy list and returned to the United States Shipping Board for return to her owners, the Gulf Refining Co. of Port Arthur, TX; Abandoned in 1936. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 5,850 t.; Length 290'; Beam 42' 2"; Depth of hold 21'; Draft 18' 9"; Speed 10 kts.; Complement 55; Armament two 4" and one machine gun.


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Winifred 97k In a European port prior to entering U.S. Navy service.
U.S. Navy Photo NH 89798
Naval Historical Center
Winifred 136k In a European port prior to her World War I era Navy service.
U.S. Navy Photo NH 89798-A
Naval Historical Center
Winifred 109k Photographed before her World War I Naval service.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 102569
Robert Hurst
Winifred 96k Photographed before World War I by Verkin Photo Company of Galveston, Texas.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 102570
Robert Hurst

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