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Call sign:
Love - Boy - Boy - Vice


  • Laid down in 1911 by the Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, VA
  • Delivered 19 February 1911
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 March 1918
  • Commissioned 29 March 1918
  • Decommissioned 28 April 1919 and transferred to the United States Shipping Board the same day for return to her owners, the New York and Porto Rico Steamship Company, of New York City
  • Returned to commercial service, she operated through World War II and was sold to Chinese interests in 1946.
  • Scrapped in 1958.


  • Displacement 7,050 t.
  • Length 350'
  • Beam 46' 9"
  • Draft 20' 6"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 62
  • Armament: One 5"/51 and one 3"/50 mount
  • Propulsion: Three single ended boilers, one 1,350hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Corozal 81k Photographed by E.P. Griffith, Newport News, Virginia, probably when she was first completed in 1911
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100881
    Naval Historical Center

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