USS West Coast (ID-3315)

USS West Coast (ID-3315)

USS West Coast (ID-3315) was a cargo ship for the United States Navy during World War I. The ship was laid down as SS War Dagger but launched in July 1918 as SS West Coast and reverted to that name at the end of her Navy service.

SS West Coast was a steam-powered for the United States Shipping Board as part of the West boats, a series of steel-hulled cargo ships built on the West Coast of the United States for the World War I war effort. She was the 7th ship built by the Columbia River Shipbuilding Company in Portland, Oregon. She was commissioned into the Naval Overseas Transportation Service of the United States Navy in August 1918. After two transatlantic roundtrips, she was decommissioned in May 1919 and returned to the .

Little is known of West Coast's subsequent civilian career. She was scrapped at Baltimore, Maryland in the fourth quarter of 1930.

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