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Alameda (ID 1432)



Civilian call sign:
King - Boy - Mike - Love

Freighter:

  • Built in 1883 by William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, PA
  • Inspected in the 13th Naval District, but apparently was never acquired by the Navy
  • Burned at a pier in Seattle, WA 28 November 1931.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 5,000 t.
  • Length 332' 5"
  • Beam 41'
  • Draft 22'
  • Speed 15 kts.
  • Complement 52
  • Armament: None
  • Propulsion: One 3,500ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    Alameda 61k Post card postmarked 10 December 1920, Anchorage, AK Tommy Trampp

    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships History: During World War I, Alameda (Id. No. 1432)—a screw steamer built in 1883 at Philadelphia, Pa., by William Cramp & Sons—was inspected in the 13th Naval District, but apparently was never acquired by the Navy.

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