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Winthrop Victory, Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benicia, Solano County, CA

Winthrop Victory, Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benicia, Solano County, CA

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Summary

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Significance: The Winthrop Victory is significant as an example of the Victory class, a new class of cargo ships that entered service during World War II. These fast, long-range vessels supplanted the Liberty ships and were notable as the first of a new generation of general cargo ships.
Survey number: HAER CA-345
Building/structure dates: 1945 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1947 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
U.S. Maritime Commission
California Shipbuilding Corporation
U.S. Maritime Administration
War Shipping Administration
Croteau, Todd, project manager
U.S. Maritime Administration, sponsor
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
Koehler, Erhard, sponsor
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Location

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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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