Re: SS Fort George ?
Posted by: Rainer Kolbicz
Date: November 27, 2001 02:05PM
The FORT GEORGE was a merchant ship of the North Sands type (Liberty built in Canada) of 7129 grt. Completed in April 1943 by Burrard Dry Dock Co, North Vancouver. The Hull was built by Vancouver Dry Dock Co.
Ordered by the US War Shipping Administration, but then lend-leased to Britain with Sir R. Ropner & Co, West Hartlepool as managers. 1948 returned to USA an transferred to the US Maritime Commission (USMC).
1962 broken up in Baltimore.