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West Cohas (ID 3253)



Civilian call sign:
Love - Mike - Cast - Pup

Freighter:

  • Built in 1918 by the Skinner and Eddy Corp., Seattle, WA
  • Launched 4 June 1918
  • Acquired by the Navy 29 June 1918 and commissioned the same day at Puget Sound Navy Yard Bremerton,WA
  • Decommissioned 9 May 1919 and returned to the United States Shipping Board
  • Sold in 1932/1933 to the Lykes Bros., Ripley Steamship Co., Inc.
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 12,226 t.
  • Length 423' 9"
  • Beam 64'
  • Depth of hold 29' 9"
  • Draft 24' 2"
  • Speed 10.5 kts.
  • Complement 73
  • Armament: One 4" and one 3" mount
  • Propulsion: One 2,500ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    West Cohas 105k Enters the water during her launching at the Skinner & Eddy Corporation shipyard, Seattle, Washington, on 6 June 1918, after being on the building ways for 54 days.
    US Navy photo NH 65046-A
    Naval Historical Center

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