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West Conob (ID 4033)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Pup - Sail - George

Freighter:

  • Built in 1919 by the Los Angles Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., San Pedro, CA
  • Assigned the Navy identification number ID-4033, but was never taken over by the Navy
  • Renamed Golden Eagle in 1934 and Muana Loa in 1940
  • Struck by bombs and sunk 19 February 1942 at Port Darwin, Australia.

    Specifications:: Displacement 6,036 t.

  • Length 410'
  • Beam 54.4'
  • Draft 27.2'
  • Complement 73
  • Armament: None
  • Propulsion: One 3,500ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    West Conob 40k In the color scheme of her postwar mercantile service.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 103127
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