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Isanti (ID 3423)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Nan - Boy - Tare

Freighter:

  • Built in 1918 by Western Pipe and Steel Co., San Francisco, CA
  • Launched 2 June 1918
  • Acquired by the Navy 30 September 1918 at San Francisco and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 24 February 1919, struck from the Navy Register and transferred to the United States Shipping Board for return to her owners
  • Scrapped in 1930.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 12,200 t.
  • Length 423' 9"
  • Beam 54'
  • Draft 24' 2"
  • Speed 10.75 kts.
  • Complement 70
  • Propulsion: Four oil fired Heine boilers, one 2,600shp Curtis steam turbine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Isanti 59k Probably photographed at the time of her completion and delivery to Navy at the end of September 1918
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 105208
    Robert Hurst
    Isanti 73k 22 September 1918
    Photographed on her trial trip, probably by her builder, the Western Pipe and Steel Co., South San Francisco, California
    National Archives photos from Shipscribe
    Isanti 66k
    Isanti 67k

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