Arundo - IMO 5259486
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|Dutch Louis on Sep 01, 2011 20:40 (5 years ago)|
ss Arundo 1943
Permanente Metals Richmond, California Yard #2, and Marinship Corporation,
Sausalito, California, for U. S. Maritime
Bouwjaar:1943 Tonnage: 7224
ss"Brander Matthews" Liberty EC2-S-C1 Type
gebouwd: 14 Juli 1943 #1721
Eigenaar: Mij Zeevaart Rotterdam
Ex "Brander Matthews". Ex "Valerius"KJCPL.
Juni 1955 naar Panama verkocht.
gesloopt: 1967 Ikeda
San Francisco before boarding the Liberty Ship Brander Matthews with eight
officers and ten other enlisted men. Twenty-eight days later they were in
New Guinea undergoing jungle training.
SS Brander Matthews, during the war. Loaded with ammunition, Brander Matthews
served in the Pacific and Indian oceans and the Mediterranean Sea. The ship
saw action at the invasion of Saipan, and succeeded in delivering a vital
consignment of torpedoes to submarines based in Australia after two previous
ships had disappeared en route. Beaumont was paid off in Italy as medically
unfit shortly before the end of the war in Europe
KJCPL Kapt Van der Kroft in 1948 een stranding met het Liberty-schip
Valerius bij Hongkong,
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