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Hickman (ID 3554)


Freighter:

  • Built in 1918 as War Pride by the Standard Shipbuilding Co., Shooters Island, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 16 November 1918 and commissioned USS Hickman (ID 3554) the same day
  • Decommissioned 5 March 1919 at New York, struck from the Navy Register and returned to the United States Shipping Board
  • Scrapped in 1932 at Baltimore, MD.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 10,562 t.
  • Length 392'
  • Beam 52'
  • Draft 23' 10"
  • Speed 10.5 kts.
  • Complement 60
  • Propulsion: Three single ended boilers, one 2,500hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Hickman 72k Probably photographed at the time of her completion and delivery to the Navy in mid-November 1918
    U.S. Navy photo NH 105207
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    Commanding Officers
    01CDR Carl Gustave Muller, USN16 November 1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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