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  SS Robert E. Peary Liberty Ship Built in 4 Days 15 Hours 29 Minutes
The keel for the SS Robert E. Peary was laid at 12:01 AM on November 8, 1942 and 250,000 parts weighing about 14,000,000 pounds were assembled in 4 days, 15 hours and 29 minutes.
During this voyage the SS Robert E. Peary saved American soldiers trapped near the beach of a Pacific island held by the Japanese.
The valiant SS Robert E. Peary was scrapped in June 1963 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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 History of the SS President Coolidge, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Launched in February of 1931, The SS President Coolidge was built by Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co in Newport News, Virginia USA.
In 1941, as war time activities increased, the US War Department began to use the President Coolidge for occasional voyages to Honolulu and Manila but it wasn’t until after the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 5, 1941 that she was fully commissioned as a transport ship for reinforcing garrisons in the Pacific.
She was stripped of her finery, painted gun-metal grey and by early 1942, the SS President Coolidge had begun her days servicing the South West Pacific.
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 20th Century Epitaphs
1909: Emigrated to the US from Londonderry Ireland on the SS Caledonia, which left Ireland on 15 May 1909 and arrived New York on 23 May 1909.
Michael is recorded on the Ellis Island site as arriving May 23, 1909 at the Port of NY on the SS Caledonia sailing from Londonderry.
He emigrated to the US from Londonderry Ireland on the SS Caledonia, which left Ireland on 15 May 1909 and arrived New York on 23 May 1909.
www.world-epitaph.com /epitaphs/20th_Century   (1074 words)

 Reed Kerr Family - pafg37 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
We found the family arriving at Ellis Island, New York; Elizabeth and the boys John, Andrew and Matthew on 10th June 1907 on the ss 'Caledonia'.
I have found the arrival, July 1926 aboard ss 'Ballarat', of Elizabeth (47yrs) and boys Andrew (21yrs), Matthew (19yrs), Alexander (15yrs) and John's fiance Helen (Nellie) Martin.
Elizabeth Wilson and the boys came to Australia aboard ss ‘Ballarat’ (P&O, 7928 tons register, 979 British and 19 alien passengers) from London by way of South Africa in July 1926.
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 Bobby Thomson - BR Bullpen
Thomson was born in the Townhead area of Glasgow.
He arrived at Ellis Island on the SS Caledonia, with his mother and five siblings, on 1 July 1926; they joined Thomson's father, who had left Glasgow for Midland Beach, Staten Island just two days after Thomson's birth.
Although he was responsible for one of the most famous moments in US sports history - The Shot Heard 'Round the World - he has remained relatively unknown in the country of his birth.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/Bobby_Thomson   (262 words)

 Ship Descriptions
There were five ships with the Anchor line with the name of "Caledonia".
The first, which was built in 1840, wrecked in 1851 near Havana.
I have a few sites saved in my favorites, but can't seem to find a picture....
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 Monsters of the Sea - Message Board
SS United States memorabilia - Cody 10/30/2005 (20:59)
SS Lusitania arrival in NYC, April 24 1913 - Jeff Danner 04/19/2005 (12:13)
SS Normandie deck plans - Karen Farrell 03/12/2005 (14:33)
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 ISTG - SS Caledonia
There is some confusion from the sworn statement as to where this ship departed from.
passengers taken on board of the said S. Caledonia at New York for which port said (illegible) has arrived..", and later "John D. Allison is Master from Mediterania...".
Note it says "for New York" and "from Mediterania." The column giving months of age was omitted because it was not recorded.
www.immigrantships.net /1800/caledonia790119.html   (422 words)

 World War II Memories presented by Eldred World War II Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This was a difficult time, knowing, yet not being able to let even his wife know what was happening.
Then one dark evening his unit boarded the troopship SS Robin Doncaster at Pier 12 in San Diego.
From Melbourne it was off to New Caledonia, where Bill lived with Tontuta natives.
www.eldredwwiimuseum.org /memory.html   (6732 words)

 Stories, Listed by Author
* Reflections in the Afternoon, (ss) Herzone, ed.
HUGHES, MARIAN L. Birth Rite, (ss) On Spec Sum 1993
* The Haunting of the Orion Queen, (ss) The Unseen, ed.
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 ISTG - SS Caledonia
I, John D. Allison Master of the Steam-Ship "Caledonia" do solemnly, sincerely and truly ?????
So help me God, Sworn to this May 3, 1878, John D. Allison before me R B Wymauh
List or Manifest of all the Passengers taken on board the Steamship Caledonia is master, from Gibralter
www.immigrantships.net /1800/caledonia780503.html   (488 words)

 Timeline 1811-1820   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
After the burning the Neglinnaya River was confined to an underground pipe.
1812 Oct 9, American Lieutenant Jesse Duncan Elliot captured two British brigs, the Detroit and Caledonia on Lake Erie in the War of 1812.
Elliot set the brig Detroit ablaze the next day in retaliation for the British capture seven weeks earlier of the city of Detroit.
timelines.ws /1811_1820.HTML   (15223 words)

 ..:: NOBLE CALEDONIA ::....: SS Misr River Cruises
..:: NOBLE CALEDONIA ::....: SS Misr River Cruises
A Royal Invitation to sail on the most luxurious steamship on the Nile, the SS Misr
Noble Caledonia Ltd, 2 Chester Close, Belgravia, London SW1X 7BE
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