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Westover (ID 2867)

Sunk 11 July 1918

Freighter: Built in 1918 as War Sun by J. F. Duthie and Co., Seattle, WA; Renamed Westover prior to completion; Launched 17 February 1918; Acquired by the Navy in April 1918; Commissioned USS Westover (ID 2867), 22 May 1918 at Newport News, VA; Sunk 11 July 1918 by the U-92 at position
46 36' N, 12 21' W.

Specifications: Displacement 12,205 t.; Length 423' 9"; Beam 54'; Draft 24' 1"; Depth of hold 29' 9"; Speed 10.5 kts.; Complement 92; Armament one 5" and one 6-pounder.

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Oakland 91k Fitting out at the J.F. Duthie & Company shipyard, Seattle, Washington, on 28 March 1918.
U. S. Navy Photo NH 65074-A
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