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Lake Pepin (ID 4215)
Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Mike - Jig - Tare
Freighter:Built in 1918 as Muerthe by the McDougall-Duluth Shipbuilding Co., Duluth, MNRenamed Lake Pepin prior to completionAcquired by the Navy 4 September 1918 and commissioned USS Lake Pepin (ID 4215) at Montreal, Quebec, CanadaDecommissioned 18 June 1919 and was returned to the United States Shipping Board the same daySold in 1923 to the Hammond Lumber Co. of San Francisco, CA and renamed SamoaSold again in 1935 to the Wheeler Logging Co. of Portland, ORSold in 1936 to C. H. Wheeler of PortlandSold in 1942 to W. A. Schaefer of Portland,Sold for the final time, in 1946, to the U.S. Maritime CommissionBroken up for scrap in 1948 at Pittsburgh, PA.
Specifications:Displacement 2,240 t.Length 261'Beam 43' 6"Draft 17' 7"Speed 10 kts.Complement 56Armament: One 3" mountPropulsion: One 1,250ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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