USS Raccoon (IX-127) Jesse Russell

ISBN: 9785511859088

Published: July 2nd 2012

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USS Raccoon (IX-127)  by  Jesse Russell

USS Raccoon (IX-127) by Jesse Russell
July 2nd 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 170 pages | ISBN: 9785511859088 | 5.11 Mb

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The second USS Raccoon (IX-127), an Armadillo-class tanker designated an unclassified miscellaneous vessel, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the raccoon. She was built as theMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The second USS Raccoon (IX-127), an Armadillo-class tanker designated an unclassified miscellaneous vessel, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the raccoon.

She was built as the Liberty ship J. C. W. Becham (MCE Hull No. 1931) by the Maritime Commission and renamed Raccoon by the Navy on 27 October 1943. Her keel was laid down on 7 November 1943 by the Delta Shipbuilding Company, in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was launched on 23 December 1943 sponsored by Mrs.

J. C. W. Becham, accepted from the War Shipping Administration under bareboat basis on 31 January 1944, and commissioned on 1 February 1944 with Lieutenant Michael E. Vallario, USNR, in command.



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