Category:USS West Ekonk (ID-3313)
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|Information about the vessel may be found at IMO 2216620.
A ship can change her name and flag state through time, but the IMO number remains the same through the hull's entire lifetime. Therefore, it's useful to identify a ship through her IMO number.
English: USS West Ekonk (ID-3313) was a cargo ship for the United States Navy during and after World War I. From 1919, she sailed under the name SS West Ekonk in civilian service under United States registry. In 1940, she was sold to the British Ministry of War Transport and renamed SS Empire Wildebeeste. She was sunk in January 1942 by a German submarine.