SS Pachaug Victory
From Our Contribution
During WW2 operated in the Pacific Theatre before being transferred to the Ministry of Transport, London (Managed by Furness Withy & Co.). In 1946 was used to transport 1,500 Australian troops for the British Commonwealth Occupying Force to Kure in Japan. One of the 97 Victory ships fitted out as troopcarriers
Laid up by the US Maritime Commission in the James River in 1947, and scrapped in Philadelphia in 1974.
VC2-S-AP2 = Victory ship Cargo 2 = 400-440 feet in length; Steam; AP = Hull design, 2 conversion number