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NH 65074-A Westover

Photo #: NH 65074-A  Westover
Title: Westover
Description: (American Freighter, 1918) Fitting out at the J.F. Duthie & Company shipyard, Seattle, Washington, on 28 March 1918. She was originally named War Sun, but was renamed before launching. This steamer was taken over by the Navy and placed in commission on 22 May 1918 as USS Westover (ID # 2867). She was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-92 on 11 July 1918. The original print is in National Archives' Record Group 19-LCM. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 65074-A
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