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|SS Van Hogendorp
|Photo from the February 1915 edition of International Marine Engineering magazine
Photo added 7 April 2020
|USS Tanamo (ID 2176)
|In a snowy port, circa winter 1918-1919. Note the ship's weathered pattern camouflage and the name board on the face of her bridge
Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 65044 from Shipscribe.com
Tanamo, assigned to duty with the Naval Overseas Transportation Service, loaded a cargo of beef and 57 trucks and sailed in a convoy on the 17th for France. Due to boiler trouble, she dropped out of the convoy, entering Halifax on the 30th for temporary repairs and then proceeding on 5 September to New York for additional repairs. On 4 October, Tanamo sailed with a convoy for Verdon, arrived there on the 20th and unloaded her cargo.
The ship sailed for home on 3 November and arrived at New York on the 19th. After general repairs and loading 1,479 tons of beef and a deck load of trucks she returned to St. Nazaire on 14 December 1918. She began her last round-trip voyage from New York to France for the Navy on 15 February 1919.
Upon her return to New York on 2 April, the ship was scheduled for demobilization. Tanamo was decommissioned on 24 April 1919 and returned to her owner.
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