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Lake Winooski (ID 4311-H)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Nan - George - Rush

Freighter:

  • Built in 1918 by the Saginaw Shipbuilding Co., Saginaw, MI
  • Acquired by the Navy 25 November 1918 at Montreal, Canada and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 11 April 1919 at Norfolk, VA and returned to the United States Shipping Board
  • Sold for scrap in 1927 to the Ford Motor Co. of Dearborn, MI.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 1,432 t.
  • Length 261'
  • Beam 43' 6"
  • Draft 21'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 58
  • Armament: One 3" mount
  • Propulsion: One 1,600ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    SS Lake Winooski
    Lake Winooski 76k . Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
    USS Lake Winooski (ID 4311-H)
    Lake Winooski 55k 17 January 1919
    Library of Congress photo LC-USZ62-54087
    Aryeh Wetherhorn

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