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Winnebago (ID 2353)


Freighter:

  • Built in 1900 as Haugarland by Craig, Taylor, and Co., Stockton, England
  • Renamed Hampton and Heathcraig
  • Acquired by the Navy 9 February 1918 at Hoboken, NJ
  • Commissioned USS Winnebago (ID 2353), 6 March 1918 at New York
  • Decommissioned 11 June 1918, struck from the Navy list and returned to her owners, the American Transatlantic Co.
  • Sold in 1923/1924 to the Albert Jensen of Aktieselskab, Copenhagen, Denmark and renamed Fie Jensen
  • Renamed Ontario in 1926
  • Scrapped in 1927 at Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 9,625 t.
  • Length 360' 8"
  • Beam 48' 2"
  • Depth of hold 20' 2"
  • Draft 24' 7"
  • Speed 8.75 kts.
  • Complement 75
  • Armament: One 5"/50 and one 3"/50 mount
  • Propulsion: Three single ended boilers, one 1,400hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Winnebago 132k In port, possibly when inspected by the Third Naval District on 4 February 1918
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 105238
    Robert Hurst

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