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Cacique (ID 2213)

Civilian call sign:
Love - Dog - Watch - King

  • Built in 1910 by Short Brothers Co., Sunderland, England
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 August 1918
  • Commissioned 19 August 1918
  • Decommissioned 24 March 1919 at Baltimore, MD, struck from the Navy Register and returned to the United States Shipping Board for return to her owners
  • Scrapped in 1934 at Osaka, Japan.


  • Displacement 6,202 t.
  • Length 394' 2"
  • Beam 52' 3"
  • Draft 27' 11"
  • Speed 10.5 kts.
  • Complement 70
  • Armament: One 5"/51 mount and one 6-pounder
  • Propulsion: Three single ended and one auxiliary boiler, one 2,500hp vertical quadruple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Cacique 96k In port, possibly when she was inspected by the 12th Naval District on 27 December 1917
    U.S. Navy photo NH 70468
    Naval Historical Center

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