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Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: May 19, 2016
Caption: S.S. Red Oak Victory marker
Additional Description: Captions: (bottom left) Mrs. Ray Reiley, wife of the Mayor of Red Oak, Iowa, christening the Red Oak Victory Ship, November 9, 1944.; (background) After World War II, the S.S. Red Oak Victory was decommissioned and served as a cargo carrier in the Merchant Marines and served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. Today it is a memorial and museum.
Submitted: May 24, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p352909
File Size: 3.497 Megabytes
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