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Western Knight

 

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Western Knighta single-screw, steel-hulled freighter constructed in 1918 as War Helen at Seattle, Wash., by the Ames Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. was built under a United States Shipping Board (USSB) contract for Navy use in the Naval Overseas Transportation Service but was never acquired by the Navy