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West Mount (ID 3202)


Freighter:

  • Built in 1918 by the Ames Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Seattle, WA
  • Launched 16 April 1918
  • Acquired by the Navy 21 May 1918 and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 31 May 1919, returned to the United States Shipping Board and struck from the Naval Register
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 12,175 t.
  • Length 423' 9"
  • Beam 54'
  • Depth of hold 29' 9"
  • Draft 23' 11"
  • Speed 10.5 kts.
  • Complement 70
  • Armament: One 4"/50 mount
  • Propulsion: Three single ended boilers, one 3,000hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Commanding Officers
    01LCDR Clyde F. Parker, USNRF21 May 1918
    02LCDR Joseph Redfern, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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