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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 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 1917Acquired by the Navy 9 January 1918 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 6,800 t.Length 276' 9"Beam 49' 8"Draft 24'Speed 10 kts.Complement 90Armament: Two 4" mountsPropulsion: One 1,206ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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