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Lake Larga (ID 3765-A)



Call sign (1919):
Love - King - Tare - Dog

Freighter:

  • Built in 1918 by the American Shipbuilding Co., Detroit, MI
  • Acquired by the Navy 21 November 1918 and commissioned the same day at Cardiff, Wales
  • Decommissioned 15 April 1919 at Philadelphia, PA
  • Returned to the United States Shipping Board 21 April 1919
  • Sold for scrap in 1927 to the Ford Motor Co., River Rouge, MI.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 1,447 t.
  • Length 261'
  • Beam 43' 6"
  • Draft 21' 2"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 52
  • Armament: One 3" mount
  • Propulsion: One 1,300ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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