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Identification Numbered Civilian Ships Photo Archive
Lake Yahara (ID 3974)
Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Mike - Have - Vice
Lake Yahara served both the U. S. Army and Navy
Freighter:Built in 1918 by the Chicago Shipbuilding Co., Chicago, ILAcquired by the Navy and commissioned 28 December 1918 at Cardiff, WalesDecommissioned 26 March 1919, struck from the Navy Register and returned to the United States Shipping BoardSold for scrap in 1926 to the Ford Motor Co. of River Rouge, MI.
Specifications:Displacement 4,615 t.Length 261'Beam 43' 6"Draft 20' 6"Speed 8.5 kts.Complement 58Propulsion: One 1,300hp steam engine, one shaft.
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||25 July 1918
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||In port, possibly when inspected when new by the Third Naval District
Naval Historical Center photo NH 105218
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