467 Ships of California Shipbuilding Corporation, Part 1.
Collection:
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library
Object Type:
Prints, photographic
Title:
Inspection of equipment on S.S. WOOSTER VICTORY.
Description:
California Shipbuilding Corporation worker, ship's master inspect a length of chain, on S.S. WOOSTER VICTORY, April 2, 1945.
Explanation of Details:
The ship was named for Wooster College in Wooster, Ohio. At first a troop ship, after the war WOOSTER began a long history as a cargo ship with several name changes, owners, and subsequent conversion to a passenger ship. In 1970 as MONSERRAT, the ship suffered equipment damage with over 600 passengers aboard. MONSERRAT was scrapped in Castellon, Spain in 1973.
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