USS Craster Hall (ID-1486)
Lambert M. SurhoneISBN: 978-3-6399-9863-4;
USS Craster Hall (ID-1486) was a cargo ship that served in the United States Navy from 1918 to 1919. SS Craster Hall was built as a commercial cargo ship at Port Glasgow, Scotland, by William Hamilton and Company for C. G. Dunn and Company, Ltd., of Liverpool, England. Launched on 4 February 1909, she was delivered to C. G. Dunn in May 1909. In 1914, C. G. Dunn sold her to the United States Steel Products Company of New York City. After the United States entered World War I in 1917, the United States Shipping Board took control of Craster Hall. On 25 April 1918 , the Shipping Board transferred Craster Hall for World War I service to the U.S. Navy, which assigned her the naval registry Identification Number (Id. No.) 1486, and commissioned her on 9 May 1918 as USS Craster Hall with Lieutenant Commander H. L. Mortensen, USNRF, in command.
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