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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., South 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 and transferred to the United States Shipping Board for return to her owners
  • Scrapped in 1930.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 12,000 t.
  • Length 423' 9"
  • Beam 54'
  • Draft 24' 2"
  • Speed 11 kts.
  • Complement 70
  • Propulsion: One 2,500ihp steam engine, 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, Califiornia
    National Archives photos from Shipscribe
    Isanti 66k
    Isanti 67k

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