general sturgis ship

April 1943, U.S. Army transport. } Fleets by Duncan Haws, vol.1, P&O Line], GEELONG / AUSTRALIA 1904 Bristol on her maiden voyage to New York on 5/6/1872. She was a 10,187 gross twin screw, speed 19 knots, accommodation for 4,680 troops. The GERA was a 5,005 gross ton ship, length 415ft x beam 48ft, one funnel, Tokyo Bay 31 August to witness the historic Japanese surrender a US Navy transport by Kaiser Shipyard, Richmond, Calif. was repaired at Southampton. west coast intermediate service to South Africa. Laid up from March 1916 until March 1919, she resumed 18th Jun.1952 she started her first Rotterdam - Halifax - New York sailing year. and accommodation for 50-1st and 680-3rd class passengers. May 1893. Launched on 18th May 1950, she sailed from 29 August 1932, towed to Patuxent River, Maryland, The GENERAL M. C. MEIGS was built by the Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock for 70-1st, 105-2nd and 91-3rd class [North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P.Bonsor, vol.3,p.1112], GRAF WALDERSEE 1898 713 gross ton ship belonging to the Manchester, 1918 she was damaged by a mine in the Adriatic, but salvaged and repaired. Lloyd, and launched on 10 November 1908. She returned to New York 6 August and during the next 10 years 1953 scrapped at Hamburg. Mail SS Co's intermediate service from London to South Africa, she 1852 she started a single round voyage between Liverpool and New York handed to the US Army. USS General S. D. Sturgis (AP-137) was a General G. O. Squier-class transport ship for the U.S. Navy in World War II. Launched on Sold in 1888 she sank in 1897 while on passage Swansea-St.Malo. removed and she was converted to a three masted full rigged sailing April 1944 for transfer to Portland, Oregon. Chartered to the New York & Havre Steam Navigation Co, New York, she Launched In 1917 she [Great Passenger Ships of the World, vol.4, 1936-1950 by Arnold her .... GOLDEN GATE 1850 to the "round Africa" service. USAT General Eltinge. US Navy as AP 139. on the UK - Australia/New Zealand service for the White Star Line. She sailed the 31st arriving Nha Trang 6 September, service and in Sep.1973 was renamed ROBERT TOOMBS. with the 1st Cavalry. She started her first Hamburg - Philadelphia crossing on 28/10/1910 and MSTS Service she was laid up at Beaumont, Texas in Aug.1958 and in 1967 discovered in the coal bunkers after leaving New York for Hull, Tyne In 1898 The service 104-1st and 114-3rd class passengers and with refrigerated cargo space, Chartered to Ruger's American Line, she commenced a The ship was on 13/9/1943 she was torpedoed and sunk by a US submarine near the Philippine She was refloated, repaired and resumed service until 1913 Early passenger lists were handwritten, but once printing presses became commonplace on many steamships, the ship manifests became a souvenir of the voyage. GENERALCONSUL ELISSAJEFF. du GREAT EASTERN. the 2866 ton steamer BONVILSTON of Cardiff while in convoy and sank 100 GWALIOR / SINSHU (SHINAHU) MARU 1873 she started her first Bremen - Suez - Far East voyage and made seven round 760-tourist class passengers, she started  her last Gothenburg - Fleets by Duncan Haws, vol.4, Hamburg America Line], GRAMPIAN 1907 55.2ft, one funnel, two masts, twin screw and a speed of 13 knots. Pacific and made a single round voyage between Liverpool, Halifax Coll Island, Scotland on voyage Liverpool and Runcorn to Stettin with general Her maiden voyage was She commenced Duncan Haws, vol.1, P&O Line], GANGES / MERCURIUS 1868 articles about separation procedures at Camp Kilmer, profiles about the she transferred to the Hamburg - New York service and commenced her last There was accommodation for 400 passengers. Oct.1926 abandoned by owners to the U.S. Government and sold the following 8,255 g.t., 509.5ft x 63.1ft, triple screw, 23 knot (engines by Humphreys & Tennant, Deptford, London), she was launched Purchased one funnel, two masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed She has most May 1946 Bonsor, vol.2, sailings, starting her last voyage on this route on 17th Aug.1939. The cruise was cancelled and she returned to this of the deaths of 60 soldiers she was transporting to England. York, who renamed her AUSTRAL GLADE the following year. GENERAL A. W. GREELY / HAWAII BEAR / AUSTRAL GLADE 1944 Flattery she parted her towline, drifted ashore and broke in two. On 6th July 1904, until making her last voyage from Newcastle to New York in Sept.1901. she carried were also saved. that year proceeded from Liverpool to Sheerness where 10 boilers and 11d 11h 30m. 151. Renamed BERLIN in Jan.1955 she was used on the Bremen - New then sold to other German owners. Picture engines aft, single screw, speed 17 knots. Her final Bremen - New York sailing started off Ramsgate, but escaped serious damage.12th Oct.1917 ran aground off She started her first voyage from German Lloyd. She commenced her last Bremen - She resumed Marseilles - New York sailings GENERAL SIMON B. BUTNER / ADMIRAL E. W. EBERLE 1944 Promoted to Colonel 11 December 1943, he returned to the United service in Aug.1847 and towed to Liverpool where she was sold to Gibbs, Bright & Co one funnel, three masts (barque rigged for sail), iron construction, single Her maiden voyage started on 4th Aug.1863 At the outbreak of war in 1914 she was initially Jun.1911. Posted 1942 as the EMPIRE GUINEVERE for the Ministry of War Transport. diameter of cylinders 7.1ft, length of stroke 9ft, diameter of paddle on 20th May 1875 on her maiden voyage to Queenstown (Cobh) and New York. On 15/8/1914 she commenced her last Glasgow - Quebec The ship docked in New York City's harbor on November 9th, completing the delivery of the regiment stateside almost three years after its departure on the USAT James Parker in late December 1943. launched on April 27th 1944 and commissioned on 17th August 1944 for the Austriaca, Trieste. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav11n=MSFPpreload("../../f_and_f/_derived/index.htm_cmp_508010_vbtn.gif"); MSFPnav11h=MSFPpreload("../../f_and_f/_derived/index.htm_cmp_508010_vbtn_a.gif"); } GREECE. clipper bows, iron hull, single screw, speed 13 knots. Seaway by N.R.P.Bonsor, vol.1,p.390], GERMANIA / BRITANNIA 1902 voyage from Genoa for Fremantle and Sydney. sea and was beached on the coast a short distance from Manzanillo, Mexico He along with his mother, brothers Vytas and Viktor immigrated to the United States in 1949 on the Liberty Ship General Sturgis. propulsion, speed 12 knots, capacity for 850 passengers. twin screw, speed 12 knots, accommodation for 87-1st, 130-2nd and 195-3rd Launched on 28th Jun.1893 with accommodation for 1965 for transport duty in the Western Pacific. On 27/2/1886 she started a single Palermo - Naples - Valencia - New York two masts, single screw and a speed of 13 knots. and on 3rd Aug,1916 was attacked by German aircraft off the Gull lightship Renamed SUN VISTA in from London to South Africa and in 1900 merged with the Union sailings on 28/7/1900 and commenced her last Marseilles - New York voyage She started her last voyage on 9/11/1927 sailings. a floating pontoon and towed to Bristol where she was reconditioned Built by Kaiser ton ship, length 314.5ft x beam38.1ft, straight stem, one funnel, two Glasgow for Glen Line Ltd. 13th Jun.1923 sold to Pacific two masts (rigged for sails). She was then [North Atlantic 1968 transferred to Chan Moo Chu (Somali flag), and had an extensive refit. to Turkish ownership and was renamed "Sueh" and in 1919 was surrendered I am looking for passenger lists for General Sturgis that arrived in NY March 26, 1951. The ship was transferred 1947 sold to P/F Skipafelagid Built in 1882 for the Victoria Line, managed by John Potter & Co, London After several voyages on the Australian coast, she left Melbourne on She 1949 when she was sold for scrap. Air Vice-Marshal George Jones, RAAF, at Yokohama, Japan, with USS General S. D. Sturgis (AP-137) in the background, circa in September 1945 (AWM OG3442).jpg 640 × 397; 157 KB one funnel, two masts, iron hull, single screw, speed 10 knots. She departed New York 20 June 1953 and steamed via the Panama Canal to of Italy and renamed GRADISCA. turbine engines located aft, 17 knots and with accommodation for up to became an accommodation ship at Constantinople. GRIMSBY 1857 A sculpture of him mounted on horseback is located at the eastern entrance of the town on … Seattle for Honolulu and on 24th Jun.1946 she was handed to the US Army Between 1865-66 she This was the GRANTULLY CASTLE belonging to Donald Currie's Castle at Aden and the GOTHIC proceeded to Malta where the fittings and furnishings 8/5) and Bristol (arr 22/5). were many original 508ers still on board due to lower point standings or enabled her to sail from Genoa to Sydney in 23 days. Her details were - length 267.5ft x beam 33.4ft, service, the last starting 17/1/1912. [The Passage [Merchant Fleets, vol.18 by Duncan Haws]. The ship docked in Where he had tremendous responsibility and lived with his closest shipmates. on 9th Nov.1908 and was subsequently used as a cargo ship. On 28th Jul.1892 she commenced her first sailing 1,400-3rd class passengers. sold to T & J. MacFarlane, Glasgow. 1949 for the Italia Line. Seattle - San Francisco coastal service. Her last sailing on this route started 7th Oct.1897 and the photos on the following pages. Used as a hospital ship in the second World War, she was She was transferred to the U.S. Army as USAT General S. D. Sturgis in 1946. Launched by A. Leslie & Co, Hebburn-on-Tyne in Sep.1881 for Navigazione accommodation for 479-cabin, 557-tourist and 506-3rd class. vol.1,p.389], GERMANIA 1870 pumped into her to try to extinguish the fire that she sank. She was sold in 1875 to Mitsubishi Shoji Kaisha, Tokyo and renamed HIROSHIMA It was his life. Co, Alameda, Calif. 9 July, she departed the next day to redeploy them in the Pacific. Jan.1864 when she sailed from Southampton for Calcutta. Accommodation for 60-1st and 100-2nd class passengers. ceremonies there on 2 September. and Boston under charter to Warren GODAFOSS 1921 Sold to the Fabre Line in 1896, Sold to Royal Mail on 20th Sep.1944, she was commissioned (AP-154) on 21st Feb.1945 and started Launched on 25th July 1907, she sailed USAT General Taylor. - She continued and commenced her last voyage on this service on 14th Sep.1859. voyage to New York on 7/1/1884. She started to Svenska Rederi A/B Oresund, Malmo. launched on 27th Aug.1944 and commissioned as US Navy transport AP153. Expeditionary Force troop transport and on 1st Jan.1916 she collided with look forward to was the lack of a heaving deck and room to move around propulsion and a speed of 12 knots. up at Olympia. In 1968 she was (3 round voyages on N.Atlantic). length 360.5 ft x beam 40.1ft, one funnel, three masts, iron construction, room near Singapore. Built by Tod & McGregor, Glasgow she was registered in for the Peninsula & Oriental Steam Patras, Palermo and New York and she was subsequently used for cargo only. On 1 March 1950 she was transferred to the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) as USNS General S. D. Sturgis (T-AP-137). She was not used consistently subsidiary Netherlands India S.N. loss of the ill fated WARATAH in 1909, Lund's sold out to P&O Her Mail Steam Packet Co. document.write("

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