Victory at Peace

Status of remaining Victory ships

Three are now open for tours as museum ships:

  •     SS American Victory (Tampa, Florida)
  •     SS Lane Victory (Los Angeles, California)
  •     SS Red Oak Victory (Richmond, California)

One is laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet.

  •     Status indicated is, as of 31 March 2010, in MARAD inventory.

One is at Sparrows Point, Maryland undergoing scrapping:

  • USS Range Sentinel (AGM-22) - Hull Number 553, type VC2-S-AP5, status: being scrapped at Sparrows Point Shipyard (former USS Sherburne (APA-205))

Four are at Brownsville, Texas undergoing scrapping:

    Status indicated is, as of 31 March 2010, in MARAD inventory.

  1. SS Earlham Victory - Hull Number 763, type VC2-S-AP2, status: being scrapped at All Star Metals
  2. SS Pan American Victory - Hull Number 746, type VC2-S-AP2, status: being scrapped at All Star Metals
  3. SS Rider Victory - Hull Number 777, type VC2-S-AP2, status: being scrapped at ESCO Marine, Brownsville, Tx.
  4. SS Winthrop Victory - Hull Number 790, type VC2-S-AP2, status: being scrapped at ESCO Marine, Brownsville, Tx.

The stern of the SS Flamborough Head, later HMCS Cape Breton is, as of 1 December 2013, facing scrapping at the North Vancouver waterfront, the rest of the ship having been sunk as an artificial reef.

Source: Wikipedia