SS Taos Victory

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SS Taos Victory
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Standard Victory ship - 3 masts, 1 funnel.
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


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