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World War II U.S. Navy Armed Guard
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In Memory of Tom Bowerman

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Victory Ships

Follow the links below to find information about and wartime and postwar pictures of Victory ships in which the men of the Navy Armed Guard and the merchant marine served.


Victory Ship Nomenclature; names of all Victory ships, alphabetical

Victory Ships - detailed information on all Victory ships

SS COALDALE VICTORY, launched 1945; here as APPINGEDYK, Holland America Line, 1953-1962

SS COLBY VICTORY, launched 1945; here as AXELDYK, Holland America Line, 1947-1963

SS DOMINICAN VICTORY

SS DURHAM VICTORY, launched 1944; here as AVERDYK, Holland America Line, 1947-1967

SS GUATAMALA VICTORY, launched 1944; here as AALSDYK, Holland America Line, 1946-1960

SS HILLSDALE VICTORY

SS INDIA VICTORY, launched 1944; here as ARNEDYK, Holland America Line, 1947-1962

SS LAKE CHARLES VICTORY, launched 1945; here as AKKRUMDYK, Holland America Line, 1948-1962

SS LINCOLN VICTORY, launched 1944; here as AARDYK, Holland America Line, 1947-1962

USAT MARITIME VICTORY

SS MILFORD VICTORY, launched 1944; here as ABBEDYK, Holland America Line, 1947-1961

SS ROLLINS VICTORY, launched 1945; here as ARENDSDYK, Holland America Line, 1948-1961

SS TEXARKANA VICTORY; also as AAGTEDYK, Holland America Line, 1950-1963

SS PHILIPPINE VICTORY and SS CLOVIS VICTORY shipboard pictures

SS SIOUX FALLS VICTORY and SS HANNIBAL VICTORY in tow to Brownsville, TX, for scrapping; contributed by Mike Janson

SS LANE VICTORY

SS AMERICAN VICTORY website

SS RED OAK VICTORY website

 


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