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SS V. A. Fogg

SS V.A. Fogg was a modified T2 tanker built in 1943, as SS Four Lakes. [1]

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Abadan, Iran

Abadan (آبادان Ābādān) is a city in and the capital of Abadan County, Khuzestan Province which is located in central west of Iran.

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Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company

The Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company (ADDSCO) located in Mobile, Alabama, was one of the largest marine production facilities in the United States of America during the 20th century.

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Aviation fuel

Aviation fuel is a specialized type of petroleum-based fuel used to power aircraft.

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Bantam Books

Bantam Books is an American publishing house owned entirely by parent company Random House, a subsidiary of Penguin Random House; it is an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group.

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Bareboat charter

A bareboat charter is an arrangement for the chartering or hiring of a ship or boat, whereby no crew or provisions are included as part of the agreement; instead, the people who rent the vessel from the owner are responsible for taking care of such things.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge (French for "Red Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city.

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Benzene

Benzene is an important organic chemical compound with the chemical formula C6H6.

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Bermuda Triangle

The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil's Triangle, is a loosely defined region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean, where a number of aircraft and ships are said to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances.

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Bubonic plague

Bubonic plague is one of three types of bacterial infection caused by Yersinia pestis.

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Casablanca

Casablanca (in Arabic:, Addaar Albayḍaa; in Anfa, ⴰⵏⴼⴰ; local informal name: Kaẓa) is the largest city of Morocco, located in the northwestern part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean.

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Chennai

Chennai (also known as Madras) is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Darwin, Northern Territory

Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory, Australia.

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Dual-purpose gun

A dual-purpose gun is a naval artillery mounting designed to engage both surface and air targets.

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East Coast of the United States

The East Coast of the United States runs along the Atlantic Ocean.

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Engine order telegraph

An engine order telegraph or E.O.T., often also chadburn, is a communications device used on a ship (or submarine) for the pilot on the bridge to order engineers in the engine room to power the vessel at a certain desired speed.

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F&W Media International

F&W Media International Limited, formerly known as David & Charles Publishers (also styled as David and Charles), is a publisher of illustrated non-fiction books, eBooks, digital products, craft patterns and online education courses.

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Freeport, Texas

Freeport is a city in Brazoria County, Texas, United States, located on the Gulf of Mexico.

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French protectorate in Morocco

The French Protectorate in Morocco (حماية فرنسا في المغرب Himaïet Fransa fi El-Maghreb; Protectorat français au Maroc) was established by the Treaty of Fez.

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Galveston, Texas

Galveston is a coastal city located on Galveston Island and Pelican Island in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Gibraltar

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean.

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Gulf Coast of the United States

The Gulf Coast of the United States includes the coasts of the Southern U.S. states that share a border with the Gulf of Mexico.

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Hamburg

Hamburg (local pronunciation; Low German/Low Saxon: Hamborg), officially Freie und Hansestadt HamburgConstitution of Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg), is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union.

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Houston

Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the American South, and the fourth most populous city in the United States.

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Kerosene

Kerosene, also known as lamp oil, is a combustible hydrocarbon liquid widely used as a fuel in industry and households.

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Liberty ship

The Liberty ship was a class of cargo ship built in the United States during World War II.

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Lieutenant (navy)

LieutenantThe pronunciation of lieutenant is generally split between or, generally in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Commonwealth countries, and or, generally associated with the United States.

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Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.

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Manila

Manila (Philippine English:; Maynilà) is the capital city of the Philippines.

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Marine park

A marine park is a park consisting of an area of sea (or lake) sometimes protected for recreational use, but more often set aside to preserve a specific habitat and ensure the ecosystem is sustained for the organisms that exist there.

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Maryland Drydock Company

The Maryland Drydock Company was a shipbuilding company that operated in Baltimore, Maryland during the 20th century.

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Naples

Naples (Napoli, Neapolitan: nNapule; Neapolis; Νεάπολις, meaning "new city") is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy, after Rome and Milan.

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National Defense Reserve Fleet

The National Defense Reserve Fleet (NDRF) consists of "mothballed" ships, mostly merchant vessels, that can be activated within 20 to 120 days to provide shipping for the United States of America during national emergencies, either military or non-military, such as commercial shipping crises.

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Newton Abbot

Newton Abbot is a market town and civil parish in the Teignbridge District of Devon, England on the River Teign, with a population of 25,556.

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North American P-51 Mustang

The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II, the Korean War and other conflicts.

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Official number

Official numbers are ship identifier numbers assigned to merchant ships by their country of registration.

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Orange, Texas

Orange is a town in Orange County, Texas, United States.

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Panama Canal Zone

The Panama Canal Zone (Zona del Canal de Panamá) was an unorganized territory of the United States from 1903 to 1979, centered on the Panama Canal in the Republic of Panama.

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Persian Gulf

The Persian Gulf is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia.

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Petrochemical

Petrochemicals are chemical products derived from petroleum.

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Quarantine

A quarantine is used to separate and restrict the movement of persons; it is a 'state of enforced isolation'.

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San Pedro, Los Angeles

San Pedro is a community within the city of Los Angeles, California.

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Sea captain

A sea captain (also called a captain or a master or a shipmaster) is a licensed mariner in ultimate command of the vessel.

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Southend-on-Sea

Southend-on-Sea (commonly referred to as just Southend) is a seaside resort town and wider unitary authority area with borough status, in Essex, England, on the north side of the Thames estuary east of central London.

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Suez Canal

The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.

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Surrender of Japan

The surrender of the Empire of Japan was announced by Imperial Japan on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close.

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Swansea

Swansea (Abertawe, "mouth of the Tawe"), officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales.

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T2 tanker

The T2 tanker, or T2, was an oil tanker constructed and produced in large quantities in the United States during World War II.

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Texas

Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second most populous and second largest state of the United States of America.

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Texas City, Texas

Texas City is a city in Galveston County in the US state of Texas.

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) is a Texas state agency that oversees and protects wildlife and their habitats.

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Thames Estuary

The Thames Estuary is the estuary in which the River Thames meets the waters of the North Sea.

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Turbo-electric transmission

Turbo-electric transmission uses electric generators to convert the mechanical energy of a turbine (steam or gas) into electric energy and electric motors to convert it back into mechanical energy to power the driveshafts.

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U.S. Steel

The United States Steel Corporation, more commonly known as U.S. Steel, is an American integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States, Canada, and Central Europe.

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United States Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.

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United States Maritime Commission

The United States Maritime Commission was an independent executive agency of the U.S. federal government that was created by the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, passed by Congress on June 29, 1936, and replaced the United States Shipping Board which had existed since World War I. It was intended to formulate a merchant shipbuilding program to design and build five hundred modern merchant cargo ships to replace the World War I vintage vessels that comprised the bulk of the United States Merchant Marine, and to administer a subsidy system authorized by the Act to offset the cost differential between building in the U.S. and operating ships under the American flag.

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United States Navy Armed Guard

United States Navy Armed Guard units were established during World War II in an attempt to provide defensive firepower to merchant ships in convoy or merchant ships traveling alone.

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Victory in Europe Day

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 (7 May in Commonwealth realms) to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces.

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War Shipping Administration

The War Shipping Administration (WSA) was a World War II emergency war agency of the US government, tasked to purchase and operate the civilian shipping tonnage the US needed for fighting the war.

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Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington (Lenape: Paxahakink, Pakehakink) is the largest city in the state of Delaware, United States, and is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine Creek, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River.

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Xylene

Xylene (from Greek ξύλο, xylo, "wood"), xylol or dimethylbenzene is an aromatic hydrocarbon mixture consisting of a benzene ring with two methyl groups at various substituted positions.

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3″/50 caliber gun

The 3″/50 caliber gun (spoken "three-inch-fifty-caliber") in United States naval gun terminology indicates the gun fired a projectile in diameter, and the barrel was 50 calibers long (barrel length is 3 in × 50.

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5"/38 caliber gun

The Mark 12 5"/38 caliber gun was a US naval gun.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_V._A._Fogg

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