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Carrillo (ID 1406)



Civilian call sign:
Love - Dog - Sail - Nan

Freighter:

  • Built in 1911 by Workman, Clarke and Co., Belfast, Ireland
  • Acquired by the Navy 16 September 1918 and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 28 April 1919 at New York and returned to the United States Shipping Board
  • During the next two and a half decades, she was employed in commercial trade as part of the United Fruit Company's fleet of refrigerated cargo ships
  • Laid up in the Maritime Commission's Hudson River Reserve Fleet in June 1947
  • Sold for scrap in March 1948.

    Specifications:

    Displacement 9,500 t.
    Length 394'
    Beam 50' 3"
    Draft 25'
    Speed 13 kts.
    Complement 70
    Armament: Unknown
    Propulsion: One 3,650ihp steam engine, one shaft.


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    Carrillo 89k In port, circa 1918.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99883
    Naval Historical Center
    Carrillo 76k In port, circa 1918.
    U.S. Navy photo 19-N-12346
    Naval Historical Center

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