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William N. Page (ID 3844)

Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Nan - King - Sail


  • Built in 1918 by the New York Ship Building Co., Camden, NJ
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 December 1918 and commissioned the same day at Camden
  • Decommissioned 31 May 1919 at Norfolk, VA, struck from the Navy list and returned to the United States Shipping Board
  • Disappeared from the shipping register after 1947
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 12,163 t.
  • Length 395' 1"
  • Beam 55'
  • Draft 26' 11¾"
  • Depth of hold 34' 5"
  • Speed 10.5 kts.
  • Complement 60
  • Armament: One 4"/50 and one 3"/50 mount
  • Propulsion: Three single ended boilers, one 2,300hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    William N. Page 128k Off the shipyard of her builder, the New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, New Jersey, at the time of her completion in late 1918. USS Idaho (Battleship No. 42) is visible in the left background
    U. S. Navy photo NH 65115-A
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