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Freighter: Built in 1918 by the Northwest Steel Co., Portland, OR; Acquired by the Navy 21 November 1918 and commissioned the same day at Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA; Decommissioned 20 January 1919 at New York, struck from the Navy list and returned to the United States Shipping Board; Broken up in the late 1930s.

Specifications: Displacement 5,508 t.; Length 428'; Beam 54'; Depth of hold 29' 9"; Draft 24' "; Speed 10 kts.; Complement 82; Armament unknown.


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West View 114k In port, circa Autumn 1918.
U.S. Navy photo NH 103636
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