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Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Nan - Cast - Tare

Acquired Design 1001 Freighter:
  • Built by the Dierks-Blodgett Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS
  • Launched, 15 May 1918
  • Acquired by the Navy, 04 October 1918
  • Commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned, stricken, and returned to the United States Shipping Board, 21 December 1918
  • Scrapped by Western Marine & Salvage Co., 1923


  • Displacement 4,000 t.
  • Length 281' 6"
  • Beam 45' 2"
  • Draft 23' 6"
  • Speed 8.5 kts.
  • Complement 64
  • Propulsion: Two Water Tube boilers, one 1,400ihp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Pascagoula 89k Probably photographed soon after her completion on 30 September 1918
    National Archives photo 19-N-14790 from the Naval History and Heritage Command
    Robert Hurst
    588k RPPC of Pascagoula under tow, probably soon after completion. John Milewski

    View the Pascagoula
    DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website

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