The first of the 472 ships
built by the
Oregon Shipbuilding Company
of Portland, Oregon
Hull # 171 Way 7
Completed 31 Dec. 1941
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This American Cargo Steamer was sunk on
30 August 1942
by gunfire from the
in the southern Caribbean off Tobago.
 person was lost
from a total of 55.
Named in honor of the 19th century sailing vessel with the same name, the Schooner "Star of Oregon".
View the engine room
Type: EC2-S-C1Displacement: 14,245 long tons Length: 441 ft 6 in o/a Beam: 57 ft Draft: 27 ft 9 in.
Propulsion:  oil-fired boilers 2,500 hp Single screw Speed: 11 knots [13 mph]
Range: 20,000 nmi [23,000 mi] Capacity: 10,856 t Crew: 81
Armament: Stern-mounted 4 in Variety of anti-aircraft guns.