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Muscatine (ID 2226)


Refrigerated Ship: Built in 1917 as Scandinavic by the Standard Shipbuilding Corp., Shooters Island, NY; Renamed Stian; Launched 20 October 1917; Renamed Muscatine; Acquired by the Navy 28 April 1918; Commissioned USS Muscatine (ID 2226), 2 May 1918; Decommissioned 16 July 1919 at New York and returned to the United States Shipping Board; Sold in 1929 to F. D. M. Stracham of Savannh, GA; Renamed Floridian in 1930; Renamed Elizabeth in 1936; Torpeoded and sunk 20 May 1942 in the Yucatan Channel by the German submarine U-103.

Specifications: Displacement 10,502 t.; Length 392' 6"; Beam 52'; Draft 23'; Speed 10.5 kts.; Complement 108; Armament one 5" and one 3".


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Muscatine 115k Fitting out at Shooters Island, New York, possibly when inspected by the Third Naval District on 19 December 1917.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 105226
Robert Hurst

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