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Images Dated 7th February 2016

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The Wreck of the SS Santa Leonor On Adelaide Rocks In Paso Shoal, Smyth Channel, Patagonia, Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica Region, Chile Featured 7 Feb 2016 Print

The Wreck of the SS Santa Leonor On Adelaide Rocks In Paso Shoal, Smyth Channel, Patagonia, Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica Region, Chile

The Santa Leonor, formerly USS Riverside, USS Riverside (APA-102) was a Bayfield-class attack transport. During World War II, she was tasked to deliver troops to the battle front, and to recover and care for the wounded. She served in the Pacific Ocean in the war against the Empire of Japan. Riverside arrived at Norfolk, Virginia, on 5 March. Decommissioned on 27 April, she was redelivered to the Maritime Commission's War Shipping Administration on the 28th. Her name was struck from the Navy list on 8 May 1946, and she was sold to Pacific Argentina Brazil lines (P&T) in December 1948, renamed SS P&T Forester. She was sold to Moore McCormack Lines Inc. in March, 1957, renamed SS Mormacwave and sold for the final time to Grace Lines Inc. in August, 1966, renamed SS Santa Leonor. She was wrecked on 31 March 1968 on Isabel Island, in the Smyth Channel where her partially submerged wreck remains

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