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Lake Lillian (ID 4410-E)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Jig - Nan - Have

Freighter:

  • Built in 1917 as War Raven by the American Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, OH
  • Acquired by the Navy, 2 October 1918 and commissioned USS Lake Lillian (ID 4410-E) the same day
  • Decommissioned 27 June 1919 and returned to the United States Shipping Board
  • Sold in 1921 to the International Coal Transportation Corp. of New York, NY
  • Sold in 1923 to Skibs A/S Manitowoc of Christiania, Norway and renamed Bestum
  • Sold in 1934 to the China Merchants Steam Navigation Co. of Shanghai, China and renamed Hai Jui
  • Sold in 1938 to William Hunt and Co. of Shanghai
  • Sunk 8 December 1941 at Ichang, Shanghai during the Japanese invasion and later scrapped.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 2,020 t.
  • Length 251'
  • Beam 43' 5"
  • Draft 20'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 33
  • Armament: One 3" mount
  • Propulsion: One 1,200ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    Lake Lillian 97k Under construction as War Raven. Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

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