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West Arrow (ID 2585)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Jig - Rush - Pup

Freighter:

  • Built in 1918 as E. J. Eddy by the Skinner and Eddy Corporation, Seattle, WA
  • Launched 23 May 1918
  • Renamed West Arrow prior to completion
  • Assigned registry number ID-2585 but never taken over by the Navy
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 5,743 t.
  • Length 409.6'
  • Beam 54.1'
  • Draft 27.1'
  • Complement 49
  • Propulsion: One 2,500ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    West Arrow 95k Underway at the time her construction was completed by the Skinner & Eddy Corporation, Seattle, Washington, in mid-1918
    U.S. Navy photo NH 83443-A
    Naval Historical Center

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