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Gordy Ross Gordy Ross is offline
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GROOTEKERK
Grootekerk 1945-1970.
ON: 248092
LR/IMO/ID: 5136608
Year: 1945
Name: GONZAGA VICTORY
Type: Cargo ship
Ship Design: VC2-S-AP3
Flag: USA
Keel: 17.4.45
Launch Date: 2.6.45
Date of completion: 29.6.45
Owner: U.S.Govt., USA Portland OR
Builder: Oregon, Portland, OR, USA
Yard No: 1250
GRT: 7,606
DWT: 10,750
LOA: 138.8
LPP: 133.0
Beam: 18.9
1ST (Steam turbine)-15.5 knots.

1946 sold to NV Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepvaart Mij, NLD The Hague,
r/n GROOTEKERK
1970 BU Whampoa 1.8.70

Details: Mirimar Ship Index
Photo Credits: The Alexander Turnbull Library NZ

Cheers and GB

Gordy
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Thanks Gordy.
GROOTEKERK meaning BIG CHURCH.
For some reason this is written in the old language.
Today you would write GROTEKERK .

There is a city in South Africa called GROOTE KERK
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