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Oakland I
(ScStr: dp. 12,000 (n.); 1. 416'6"; b. 53'; dr. 26'5"; s. 10.5 k.; cpl 90, a. 13", 14")

Oakland (2847), ex-War Breeze of the Cunard Line, was built by Moore and Seott, Oakland, Calif.; launched 14 March 1918, taken over by the U.S. Shipping Board, commissioned and assigned to the N.O.T.S. on 3 June at San Francisco, Lt. Comdr. A. A. Langkilde, USNRF, in command.

Following the delivery of a cargo of Hour at New York in July, Oakland made two Atlantic crossings with mixed cargos: one from Norfolk, Va. to Genoa in September and returning to Philadelphia, Pa. 21 January 1919, and a second to Palermo in March returning to New York 1 May.

Oakland decommissioned 13 May 1919 and was returned to U.S.S.B. the same day. She remained in U.S.S.B. custody until abandoned in 1933.