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Marica

 

A merchant name retained.

 

(Transport: dp. 18,680 (f.); l. 473'7"; b. 60'; s. 14.5 k.)

 

Marica, a transport built by Sun Shipbuilding Co., Chester, Pa., in 1919 for Luckenbach Steamship Co., was taken over and commissioned by the Navy 9 June 1919. After transatlantic service returning the AEF from France, she was transferred to the War Department 12 September 1919.