Friday, June 12, 2009
The Robin Sherwood
The Robin Sherwood was a United States Maritime Commission C2-S Type Cargo Ship. She was used as a Troopship during World War II. Troopships were operated by the Army Transportation Service, with "civilian" mariners; by the U.S. Navy; and the War Shipping Administration.
She sailed from the Brooklyn Army Base on October 10th 1943, carrying the 604th Engineer Camouflage Battalion (472 officers & enlisted men.)
She docked in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom on November 6th 1943 after sailing well North of Iceland to avoid German submarines.
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