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U S S Mercury

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Laid down as the C-2 cargo ship SS Lightning and operated briefly by Moore-McCormack as SS Mormactern, this ship was commandeered by the Navy in 1941 and became a Stores Ship. As such, she had quite an eventful history, including surviving a hit by an aerial torpedo. See below:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Mercury_(AK-42)
 

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