SS Red Oak Victory

Local nameSS Red Oak Victory
LocationRichmond, California, USA

SS Red Oak Victory is a U.S. military Victory ship of the Boulder Victory-class cargo ship used in the Second World War. She was preserved to serve as a museum ship in Richmond, California, and is part of the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park. She was one of 534 Victories built during World War II, but one of only a few of these ships to be transferred from the Merchant Marine to the United States Navy. She was named after Red Oak, Iowa, which suffered a disproportionate number of casualties in early World War II battles.. The ship was active during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Red_Oak_Victory

Official Website http://www.ssredoakvictory.com/

Phone +1 510 237 2933

Address 1337 Canal Blvd., Berth 6A, Richmond, CA 94804, USA

Coordinates 37°54'20.622" N -122°21'56.521" E

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