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Walter Hardcastle

 

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Walter Hardcastle—a steel-hulled tanker completed in 1912 at Toledo, Ohio, by the Toledo Shipbuilding Co. for the Sinclair Navigation Co.—was assigned Id. No. 2464 when the Navy was considering acquisition of the vessel for duty with the Naval Overseas Transportation Service. However, no records have been found indicating that the ship was ever taken over