Pan American Victory was towed to the BAE
Systems San Francisco Ship
where it was cleaned of marine growth and loose exterior paint.
drydock is being pumped out, and the
USS Pan American Victory Ship is one of the first to be moved
from the Suisun Bay
mothball fleet to be prepared for
it's trip to Texas.
She was one of 531 ships built for WWII. Photo by daver6
Pan American Victory was towed by the tug "ALLIE B", via the PANAMA
CANAL to Brownsville,
be dismantled and recycled at All Star Metals, LLC.
The "SS PAN
was named for "University of
Texas-Pan American Campus", Edinburg, TX
About 30 miles NW of Brownsville.
envelope is on ebay
Thanks to Norman Rozeff of the Cameron County Historical Commission for
Owner is "Dann Ocean Towing"
Tampa, Fl. Call Sign: WCZ6736
Length: 115 ft. Height: 48 ft. Beam: 32
ft. Draft: 15 ft. Fuel: 96,000