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Lake Berdan (ID 4276-C)

Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Mike - Quack - Nan


  • Built in 1918 by the American Shipbuilding Co., Chicago, IL
  • Launched 4 July 1918
  • Acquired by the Navy, 24 September 1918 and commissioned the same day at Montreal, Canada
  • Decommissioned 8 April 1919 and returned to the United States Shipping Board
  • Scrapped in 1926 by Ford Motor Co. at River Rouge, MI.


  • Displacement 1,413 t.
  • Length 261'
  • Beam 43' 6"
  • Draft 21'
  • Speed 9.5 kts.
  • Complement 52
  • Armament: One 3" mount
  • Propulsion: One 1,300ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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