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|341k||Article from the 23 March 1918 edition of the Evening Public Ledger, Philadelphia, PA||Mike Mohl|
|83k||Afloat immediately after launching, at the Sun Shipbuilding Company shipyard, Chester, Pennsylvania, circa early 1918.
Photographed by J. E. Green, Chester, Pennsylvania
Naval Historical Center photo NH 65070
|131k||Leaving port after embarking homeward-bound troops, 1919. Probably photographed at American Bassens, France.
Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2007.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 104496
Radnor was assigned to the Naval Overseas Transportation Service and was used as a cargo ship carrying Army munitions and supplies overseas during World War I. She departed Philadelphia 31 May 1918 for Cristobal, C.Z., with a full Army cargo and then proceeded via Callao, Peru, to Antofagasta, Chile, arriving 28 June. Radnor later joined two convoys to France, the first arrived at Marseilles 19 September and the second reached Quiberon 4 January 1919.
Radnor was transferred to the Cruiser and Transport Force 7 March 1919 and was subsequently converted into a troop transport. During this assignment, she made four round trips to France, returning home with 5,876 veterans. Radnor was detached 25 September 1919 from the Cruiser and Transport Force and turned over to the USSB 24 October.
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