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S.S. Lane Victory

Berth 46 at the End of Harbor / Miner St, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA
+1 310-519-9545
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Great museum ship

A piece of history. Really nice preserved for an over 70 year old cargo ship. Almost like a liberty... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Ludger H
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Another place to experience naval history

S.S. Lane Victory is the last of the WWII Victory-class cargo ships left. It tells the story of... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
namsman
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Mukilteo, Washington
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Berth 46 at the End of Harbor / Miner St, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

A piece of history. Really nice preserved for an over 70 year old cargo ship. Almost like a liberty ship just with a stem turbine instead of a steam engine. Loved it. If you like history or old engineering milestones, it is a must visit!

Thank Ludger H
Reviewed 27 February 2017

S.S. Lane Victory is the last of the WWII Victory-class cargo ships left. It tells the story of how Merchant Mariners and Naval Armed Guards kept the supply lifelines to Europe and the Pacific moving during WWII. The ship is open from the engine room...More

Thank namsman
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I am always happy with an old ship - the people who volunteer are invariably fonts of information and they so much appreciate your interest / which was the case here. I spent at least 90 minutes and could have stayed longer. The merchant marines...More

Thank scott r
Reviewed 20 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...More

Thank GreeleyJoe
Reviewed 8 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...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 16 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,...More

1  Thank Work2Roam
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...More

Thank mini
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.

1  Thank lemountg
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...More

1  Thank Abe J
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...More

1  Thank Foodismyvice
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