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|92k||At her builder's yard on 21 November 1917, shortly before completion.
National Archives photo
|84k||Photographed on 30 November 1917 by her builder, the Moore & Scott Iron Works, Oakland, California, probably during her trials.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 65103-A
|99k||Probably taken soon after the ship's completion in December 1917 at Oakland, California.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 105274
"This Army bombing plane missile had the best intentions to reach its mark, the S.S. Mount Shasta, a former U.S. Shipping Board freighter, sixty miles at sea, east of Currituck, N.C. but it fell short, as did 48 of the 50 hundred and three hundred pound bombs dropped by the Army bombing planes. After tests, the ship was still riding the waves, and so Coast Guard Cutters sank the ship by riddling it with gunfire."
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