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Lake Placid (SP 1788)

Sunk 5 May 1919

Cargo Ship: Built in 1918 as War Path by the American Shipbuilding Co., Detroit, MI; Renamed Lake Placid prior to completion; Acquired by the Navy, 11 January 1918 and commissioned Lake Placid (SP 1788) the same day; Struck mine and sank, 5 May 1919 about 20 miles off Gothenburg, Sweden.

Specifications: Displacement 2,231 t.; Length 251'; Beam 43' 8"; Draft 20' 3"; Speed 10 kts.; Complement unknown; Armament one 5" and one 6-pounder.

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