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Ozama



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

Freighter:

  • Built in 1916 by the Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Wyandotte, MI
  • Acquired by the Navy 24 December 1917 and commissioned USS Ozama the same day
  • Decommissioned 13 February 1919 at Norfolk, VA and returned to her owner
  • Sold in 1925 to the New York and Porto Rico Steamship Co. of New York
  • Sold in 1928 to S. P. Larsson of Malmo, Sweden and renamed Malmo
  • Wrecked 17 April 1928 on the island of Ameland, The Netherlands.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 4,300 t.
  • Length 261'
  • Beam 43' 6"
  • Draft 18' 6"
  • Speed 9 kts.
  • Complement 59
  • Armament: Two 3" mounts
  • Propulsion: One 300ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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