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West Compo (ID 3912)

Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Pup - Rush - Quack


  • Built in 1918 by the Northwest Steel Co., Portland, OR
  • Acquired by the Navy 3 February 1919 and commissioned the same day at Portland
  • Decommissioned 22 May 1919 at Philadelphia, PA and returned to the United States Shipping Board
  • Abandoned in 1933.


  • Displacement 12,185 t.
  • Length 429' 9"
  • Beam 54'
  • Depth of hold 29' 9"
  • Draft 24' "
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 88
  • Propulsion: One 2,500shp steam turbine, one shaft.
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