SS Hannibal Victory carrying locomotives underway in the Pacific and men aboard the ship fire guns in the air.
Pacific Ocean Date:1946 Duration:3 min 49 sec Sound:Yes
A film depicts how victory ship, SS Hannibal Victory, hull number 579, delivered a cargo of 8 railroad locomotives, tenders, flatcars, rails etc. from San Francisco to the U.S. Army in the Philippines. SS Hannibal Victory leaves the dock. The ship underway in the San Francisco Bay. An U.S. officer and men aboard the ship. A ship underway in the background. A view of the city from the bay. The locomotives aboard the ship. The Golden Gate bridge ahead. Navy hospital ship USS Relief (AH-1) underway. A P-2 undereway, a large new type passenger ship, converted to carry troops when war broke out. The Golden Gate Bridge in the background. A man in the foreground. Two army corporals aboard the ship. A radio operator, with the army security office aboard the ship. A view of the Golden Gate Bridge from mast of the ship. The signal flags flutter in air. The pilots on the flying bridge with the skipper. A talker checks his telephones. Two men seated by the engine. A pilot boat approaches the ship to pick up the pilot. The pilot from SS Hannibal Victory boards the boat. An engineer opens the main throttle. The turbines turning smoothly. The ship underway in the Pacific. View of the Pacific Ocean. The steel cargo on the deck. The men aboard the ship fire guns in air. The men stand around the gun. The shells of the gun. A man loads the shells. They fire the gun.
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