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Lake Moor

 

(Str: t. 1,191; l. 261'; b. 43'6"; dr. 20'; 9. 8.5 k.; cpl. 56; a. 1 5", 1 3")

 

Lake Moor, formerly Maski, was launched 1917 by McDougal Duluth Co., Duluth, Minn.; acquired by the Navy and commissioned at Norfolk 4 January 1918, Lt. Comdr. K. J. Powers in command.

 

Assigned to NOTS, Lake Moor, operated along the Atlantic coast for 2 months before sailing for Europe 24 March 1918. Laden with mine anchors and general cargo, underway to the British Isles, Lake Moor was torpedoed by German submarine UB-73, 3 miles off Corsewall Light, Scotland. She sank almost immediately, carrying down 46 of her crew.