Originally Posted by onestar
In post 1 it states "She was a Liberty Ship, built very quickly during WWII."
She was actually a C1-B steam turbine ship, war built, but quite different to the Liberty ships.
There was also a song written about the event "All hail to the skipper, with courage beyond compare, all hail to the skipper of the Flying Enterprise etc"!
Yes I corrected the mistake in post No 4, she was originally SS Cape Kumukaki