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Munaires (ID 2197)


Mundelta Class Freighter: Built in 1917 by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, VA; Completed 5 January 1918; Delivered to the United States Shipping Board (USSB), 10 January 1918; Acquired by the Navy 14 January 1918 and commissioned the same day; Decommissioned 6 January 1919 at New York; Returned to her owners 25 April 1919; Torpedoed, 28 September 1942.

Specifications: Displacement 10,400 t.; Length 385'; Beam 53'; Draft 24'; Speed 10.5 kts.; Complement 86; Armament one 6" and one 3".


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SS Munaires
Munaires 117k Possibly photographed on 7 January 1918, when she was inspected by the Fifth Naval District.
U.S. Navy photo NH 65132
Naval Historical Center
USS Munaires (ID 2197)
Munaires 147k At the American Basins, Bordeaux, France, on 2 October 1918.
U.S. Navy photo NH 45768
Naval Historical Center

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