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Glenn's Ferry
Postal envelope "Glenn's Ferry" issued on June 1th, 1998.
( Collection Gerhard Mueller-Debus )

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 146. UMSC No. 2429 Off. nr. 248506.
Keel laid 26-05-1945. Launched 11-08-1945. Completed 30-08-1945. Gr. 10448 t., Net. 6285 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 8,99 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 6000 B.h.p., 4320 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
GLENNíS FERRY-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Glennís Ferry stranded on Batag Island, Philippines 6 Oct.1945, exploded and burnt out 10 Oct., and sank, whilst on voyage from Los Angeles to Manila. No further info.