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Teresa (ID 4478)
Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Have - Mike - Cast
Teresa served both the U. S. Army and Navy.
Freighter:Built in 1899 as Austrian at Russel and Co., Port Glasgow, Scotland for Fratelli Cosulich of Trieste, ItalyLaunched 8 Decenber 1899Sold in 1906 to Union-Austriaca di NavAcquired by the Army 27 September 1917 and transferred to the Navy at Newport News, VA and commissioned USS Teresa (ID 4478) the same dayDecommissioned 9 July 1919 at Philadelphia, PA and returned to the United States Shipping Board the same daySold in 1923 to G. Perivolaris of Chios, Greece and renamed DemokratiaRenamed Phoenix in 1932Scrapped 14 November 1932 at Genoa, Italy.
Specifications:Displacement 8,615 t.Length 276' 9"Beam 49' 9"Draft 17' 9"Speed 8 kts.Complement 62Armament: Two 4"/40 mountsPropulsion: Two single ended and one auxiliary boiler, one 1,2006ihp verticle triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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|01||LCDR Robert Henry Allen, USNRF||1919|
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