Abele (Canada 173188)

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dc.coverage.spatial Great Lakes (North America) en_US
dc.coverage.temporal 1943 - 1954 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-04T15:35:33Z
dc.date.available 2012-04-04T15:35:33Z
dc.date.issued 2012-04-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2374.OX/181677
dc.description The "Abele" was built as a net tender for the U.S. Navy at New Bern, North Carolina in 1943. Known as "YN-77" and "AN-58," she was assigned to the Pacific Fleet June 2, 1944. She tended nets during the invasion of Iwo Jima. She also took part in the invasion of Okinawa and assisted in shooting down several Japanese planes. She was decommissioned on March 1, 1946 and transferred to the U.S. Maritime Commission on May 7, 1947. In 1947, she was sold to the Great Lakes Lumber and Shipping Company of Fort William, Ontario. She then became known as the "Abele." In 1954, under new ownership, her name was changed to "Superior Straits." She was taken to Vancouver, British Columbia. en_US
dc.relation.ispartof FR - 2 en_US
dc.subject Great Lakes (North America) en_US
dc.title Abele (Canada 173188) en_US
dc.type Image en_US
dc.contributor.institution Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center en_US
dc.contributor.repository Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center en_US

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