SS William H Ashley
Typical C2 design Liberty ship
USAT William H Ashley|
Oregon Shipbuilding Company|
6 Oct 1943|
|Out of service||
US Navy ship from 1956|
Scraped 1972 in Philadelphia|
2 oil fired boilers, single screw|
One of 2,700 ships built to replace shipping being sunk in the North Atlantic U Boat war. Appears to have been involved with convoys in the North Atlantic before be redeployed to the Pacific theatre where she carried stores and troops during the island hoping invasions.
Post WW2 she was handed over to the US Navy in 1956 and in 1972 she was sent to be scrapped in Philadelphia.
Tarakan to Morotai 5 - 12 July 1945