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SS Taos Victory

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SS Taos Victory
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Standard Victory ship - 3 masts, 1 funnel.
History
Name SS Taos Victory
Owner US Maritime Commission
Builder California Shipbuilding, Wilmington, California.
Launched 29 Dec 1944
Completed 31 Jan 1945
In service 31 Jan 1945
General characteristics
Type Cargo / passenger ship
Tonnage 7,607 tons
Length 455 feet (138.7m)
Beam 62 feet (18.9m)
Depth 28 feet, 6 inches (11.75m)
Propulsion 8,500 HP
Speed 16 Knots



Remarks

Little is known about this ship, the 73rd of the 272 of this design (EC2-S-AP2) constructed. She appears to have entered service with a voyage from San Pedro to Pearl Harbour, before spending the rest of 1945 and 46 in the Pacific.


Soldiers carried

Rabaul to Brisbane 23 - 28 January 1946