|Photographer:||René Beauchamp [View profile]||Title:||USS OAHU ARG5||Added:||Feb 08, 2015|
|Location:||Tacoma, United States|
|Liberty ship Oahu at Tacoma, WA being broken up in August 1980.
Photo R. Thorsteinson, from my collection.
Launched as Caleb C. Wheeler in 1943 by Maryland D.D. Co. at Baltimore. Completed as the repair ship Oahu, ARG 5, for the US Navy. Service in Pacific where she repaired over 2000 ships. Source: The Liberty Ships by Sawyer & Mitchell