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American Victory Ship & Museum

Address: 
705 Channelside Drive
Tampa , FL , 33602
Phone: 813.228.8766
27° 56' 37.6836" N, 82° 26' 39.1812" W
Contact name: 
Thomas Procopio
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In 1944, 531 ships were built and of those, 414 were cargo ships and the remainder was transports. 272 were 6000 HP engines and the balance boasted 8000 HP. 150 were named after schools and universities, 20 were named after countries and the rest reflected geographic names. On January 12, 1944, the very first Victory Ship, named the United Victory, was launched.