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Lake Ypsilanti (ID 4114)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Mike - Tare - Cast

Freighter:

  • Built in 1918 by the Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Detroit, MI
  • Acquired by the Navy 11 January 1919 at Cardiff, Wales and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 15 July 1919 at New York and returned to the United States Shipping Board
  • Sold for scrap in 1928 to the Ford Motor Co. of River Rouge, MI.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 1,447 t.
  • Length 261'
  • Beam 43' 6"
  • Draft 21' 2"
  • Speed 9 kts.
  • Complement 43
  • Armament: None
  • Propulsion: One 1,300ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Lake Ypsilanti 55k . Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
    Lake Ypsilanti 146k In port, possibly when inspected by the Third Naval District on 10 July 1919 just before her Navy service ended
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 105219
    Robert Hurst

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