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Absaroka (ID 2581)


Freighter: Built in 1917 by the Skinner & Eddy Co., Seattle, WA; Acquired by the Navy 17 September 1918; Decommissioned 4 March 1919 and returned to the United States Shipping Board. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 12,397 t.; Length 423' 9"; Beam 54'; Draft 24' 6"; Speed 11 kts.; Complement 70; Armament one 6" and one 3" mount.


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Absaroka 74k Probably photographed upon completion of construction, circa 1917.
U.S. Navy photo NH 65094-A
Naval Historical Center

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DANFS history entry located on the Naval Historical Center web site.
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