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Various: pre-war<br> #206 Delta DEL Class of 1940

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Ship History: The summer 1993, #206 issue of "Steamboat Bill", SSHSA's award-winning magazine. Famed ship historian Peter Kohler provides an in-depth, forty-two page history called "South Atlantic Sisters: Delta Line's "DELS" of 1940". Three of the planned six sisters sailed for a short time in the early 1940s as DELBRASIL, DELORLEANS, and DELARGENTINO. Soon they were called up for WW2 troopship duties. The three sisters still on the ways went directly into war service. None returned to Delta Line service afterwards. The DELBRASIL and DELARGENTINO were rebuilt into Farrell Line's AFRICAN ENDEAVOR and AFRICAN ENTERPRISE. The DELORLEANS went into twenty-three years of lay-up until plucked out of the reserve fleet to become the California Maritime Academy's GOLDEN BEAR II from 1966 to 1995. The story is well illustrated and includes deck plans. The journal is in mint, uncirculated condition, fresh from the SSHSA archives.
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