Built by Kaiser 1943
Ship Built by Kaiser Co. Inc. Richmond shipyard
bullet Ship just launched, without armament
bullet photo from the collection of Fred Knott
General Harry Taylor was launched 10 October 1943 under Maritime Commission contract by Kaiser Co. Inc., yard 3, Richmond California; sponsored by Mrs. Mamie M. McHugh; acquired by the Navy 29 March 1944; Placed in ferry commission 1 April 1944 for transfer to Portland, Oregon, for conversion to a transport by Kaiser Co. Inc., Vancouver Washington; decommissioned 10 April, 1944; and commissioned in full 8 May 1944 at Portland. Captain J. L. Wyatt in command.

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