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Berwyn (ID 3565)



Civilian call sign:
Love - Mike - Dog - Have

Freighter: Built in 1918 by the Maryland Steel Co., Sparrows Point, MD; Completed in October 1918; Acquired by the Navy 28 September 1918 and commissioned the same day; Decommissioned 10 May 1919 at Brooklyn, NY and returned to the United States Shipping Board; Sold in 1920 to the French American Line, Inc.; Wrecked 6 September 1920 at the Kuria Maria Island Group at approximately 17 44' N., 56 38' W.

Specifications: Displacement 10,570 t.; Length 391' 9"; Beam 52'; Draft 24'; Speed 11 kts.; Complement 58; Armament one 5" and one 3"; Propulsion one 2,500ihp steam engine, one shaft.


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Berwyn 67k Off the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation shipyard, Sparrows Point, Maryland, upon completion, 26 September 1918.
U.S. Navy photo NH 64594-A
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