List of Victory ships

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Victory ships under construction at California Shipbuilding, c. April 1944, are seen in this press photo released by the War Shipping Administration in May 1945.

This is a list of Victory ships. Victory ships were a type of cargo ship which were mass-produced in the United States during World War II.


List[edit]

In the following list, Keel refers to the date of the keel laying, Launch to the launch date, and Delivery to the ship's completion date. The MC Hull No. is a unique number assigned by the United States Maritime Commission (MC for Maritime Commission). Gaps in the hull numbers correspond to ships whose contracts were cancelled.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Colton, Tim. "Victory Ships". ShipbuildingHistory.com. The Colton Company. Retrieved 16 January 2009. 
  2. ^ K.E. Heaton, "Shipwrecks in British Columbia’s Waters", Harlow Marine, July 8, 2004
  3. ^ World Ship Society
  4. ^ Dowell, Spright, A history of Mercer University, 1833-1953, Mercer University, 1958, pg 348.
  5. ^ a b http://www.mariners-l.co.uk/vicshipsT.html. Retrieved 23 February 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ http://www.mariners-l.co.uk/vicshipsN.html. Retrieved 23 February 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?195136. Retrieved 23 February 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ a b c d "The Black American in the Merchant Marine", Black Americans in Defense of Our Nation: A Pictorial Documentary of the Black Male and Female Participation and Involvement in the Military Affairs of the United States of America, DIANE Publishing Company, 1990, Page 135
  9. ^ "Victory Ship to be Museum", Cruise Travel, November 1999, pg 50.
  10. ^ Levin, Carl, "Recognition of the SS Wayne Victory", Congressional Record, V. 145, Pt. 17, October 6, 1999, pg 24148
  11. ^ Geller, Eric. "Obscura Day at the Greenslade Archives". The Kenyon Collegian. Kenyon College. Retrieved 2011-08-15.