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Photo # NH 43542:  USS Pastores just outside Quiburon Bay, France, in 1918

Online Library of Selected Images:
U.S. NAVY SHIPS -- Listed by Hull Number

"SP" #s and "ID" #s -- World War I Era Patrol Vessels and other Acquired Ships and Craft
numbered ID # 4500 and above


This page covers World War I era acquired vessels numbered in the "SP" and "ID" series from 4500 and above, plus some that were given numbers but not acquired.


See the list below to locate photographs of individual ships and craft numbered in the "SP" and "ID" series from 4500 and above.

For lists of "SP" and "ID" series ships and craft in other number ranges, see:

  • "SP" #s and "ID" #s -- World War I Era Patrol Vessels and other Acquired Ships and Craft.

    If the "SP"/"ID" vessel you want does not have an active link on this page, or the other pages of this series, and the statement "no image available" is lacking, contact the Photographic Section concerning other research options.


    World War I era acquired vessels numbered from ID # 4500 and above:

    • ID # 4504: El Oriente. 6008 gross ton freighter, 1910. USN: El Oriente, 1918-1919
    • ID # 4505: El Sol. 6008 gross ton freighter, 1910. USN: El Sol, 1918-1919
    • ID # 4508: Kronprinzesin Cecilie. 19,503 gross ton passenger liner, 1906. USN: Mount Vernon, 1917-1919

    • ID # 4510: El Siglo. 4616 gross ton passenger-cargo steamer, 1901. This ID # was assigned circa 1922. The ship had previous USN service as: Canandaigua (ID # 1694), 1918-1919
    • ID # 4514: City of Savannah. 5654 gross ton passenger-cargo steamer, 1907. No U.S. Navy service

    • ID # 4521: Tivives. 5017 gross ton passenger-refrigerated cargo ship, 1911. USN: Tivives, 1918-1919
    • ID # 4522: Santa Barbara. 6621 gross ton freighter, 1916. USN: Santa Barbara, 1918-1919
    • ID # 4523: Santa Clara. 6300 gross ton freighter, 1913. USN: Santa Clara, 1918-1919
    • ID # 4525: Sixaola. 5017 gross ton passenger-refrigerated cargo ship, 1911. USN: Sixaola, 1918-1919. Note: ID # 4525 was assigned in 1922. The ship previously had ID # 2777.
    • ID # 4526: Stephen R. Jones. 4387 gross ton collier, 1915. USN: Stephen R. Jones, 1918-1919

    • ID # 4540: Pastores. 12,650-ton passenger-cargo ship, 1913. USN: Pastores, 1918-1919. Was also USS Pastores (AF-16) in 1942-1946
    • ID # 4542: Alaskan. 8672 gross ton freighter, 1902. USN: Alaskan, 1918-1919
    • ID # 4542-A: Arizonan. 8672 gross ton freighter, 1902. USN: Arizonan, 1918-1919
    • ID # 4543: Finland. 12,700 gross ton passenger liner, 1902. USN: Finland, 1918-1919
    • ID # 4545: Minnesotan. 6649 gross ton freighter, 1912. USN: Minnesotan, 1918-1919

    • ID # 4569: Great Northern. 8255 gross ton passenger liner, 1915. Later named H.F. Alexander and George S. Simonds. USN: Great Northern, 1917-1919; and Columbia (AG-9), 1921-1922.

    • ID # 4597: Edgar F. Luckenbach. 7923 gross ton freighter, 1916. USN: Edgar F. Luckenbach, 1918-1919

    For lists of "SP" and "ID" series ships and craft in other number ranges, see:

  • "SP" #s and "ID" #s -- World War I Era Patrol Vessels and other Acquired Ships and Craft.


    To the best of our knowledge, the pictures provided in the "Online Library of Selected Images" are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.

    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the Online Library's digital images, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."


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    New ship added 31 December 2007