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For anyone who had family in the Merchant Marines!

We loved our tour of the SS Lane Victory. It is a World War II supply ship. These boats sailed the seas during the wars to bring supplys to the frontlines and the military around... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
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Greeley, Colorado
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Greeley, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We loved our tour of the SS Lane Victory. It is a World War II supply ship. These boats sailed the seas during the wars to bring supplys to the frontlines and the military around the world. They were protected by a few guns manned by Navy Gunner's Mates. Most of these shipped were torpedoed and sunk and only a... More 

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Camas, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

World War II could not have been won if supplies could not have provisioned the armies and navies. Merchant mariners and ships accomplished this mission. The Lane is the last survivor of over 60 AP2 7600grt freighters built in 1944-45 for the war effort. It is a tremendous example of that period technology, a historical artifact. You take a self... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is an awesome museum and if you are interested in WW2 or Naval history, this is a must-see. The S.S. Lane Victory is the last and only example of the 4000+ Victory-class merchant marine ships from WW2. If you are a WW2 history buff, you must visit this ship. The ship's holds contain many artifacts from the era and... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

We visited the SS Lane Victory in the Port of Los Angeles. The SS Lane was built in the LA area in 1945 (World War II). The SS Lane Victory served during World War II, The Korean War, and the Vietnam War as well as in times of peace as part of the merchant fleet. There is an interesting museum... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

It's a nice museum ship and the efforts of the Merchant marines who delivered supplies on these victory ships is portrayed in a wonderful way.

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1 Thank Lemount G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

If you are into ships, military ones, than this is the place to go. I have been reading "Destroyermen" series, and it was hard to picture living on a ship. This ship had it all and i could feel and relate to my book much better. Its huge! Kids would get a little bored, but the turrets and missile launchers... More 

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California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

The Lane Victory is the only sailable WW2 supply ship in operation. It was used to supply the allies (Great Britain) during World War 2. It is manned and outfitted completely by volunteers (always in demand) and has a great museum with newspaper articles from that period. Every person (in particular the young) should take a tour of this extremely... More 

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Cypress, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

The ship is well worth visiting while it is berthed, but it is far better to go on one of its cruises if you can. In years past the ship has offered day cruises in the summertime, which are simply unforgettable. On a cruise ship, you're in a floating hotel. Not on the Lane Victory. This was a working ship,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

TREAT A WWII OR VIETNAM VETERAN... IT WILL MAKE THEIR YEAR! This World War II Merchant Marine vessel is the last of its kind that is ocean certified. In fact the non profit organization that operates the ship as a museum usually hosts 3 ocean cruises per year where they recreate the past for a full day cruise in the... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Utility information for those who may have special needs: This place has bathroom. Unlike some big ship. Yay. I am looking at you, IOWA. Not wheel chair accessible except for some part of the deck. Stairs are steep in most cases (also narrow). First thing first, this is a place for those who really like navy/ww2 stuff, therefore if you... More 

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