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Built by New York Shipbuilding Co., Camden, NJ (YN 117)
Completed for the Southern Pacific RR Co., San Francisco, CA, as the steel-hulled sidewheel ferry Alameda (ON 211868)
Assembled at Oakland, CA and placed in service, 1913
Acquired by the US Navy, 08 July 1944
Used as berthing for naval vessels building or refitting at Moore Dry Dock, Oakland, CA
Declared surplus and placed out of service, 25 September 1946
Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA, 23 April 1947
Sold for scrapping to Moore Dry Dock Co., Oakland, CA, as part of a lump sum purchase along with former Southern Pacific RR ferry boats Calistoga, Hayward, Tamalpais, and Santa Clara for $9,040, 29 July 1947
Final Disposition, delivered to purchaser for dismantling, 17 October 1947
Displacement 2302 tons
Length 273' 8"
Beam 42' 3"
Draft 15' 3"
Propulsion two 2-cylinder compound steam engine, 2500ihp (inactive)
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