Gulf Shipbuilding Co., Chickasaw, Alabama
United Fruit Company of Boston, Massachusetts
One of a Class of eight “Type R2-ST-AV1” twin-screw turbine reefers
Comayagua, Esparta, Fra Berlanga, San Jose, Heredia, Metapan, Parismina and Limon
Fore River S.B. Yard# 1446 [Bethlehem Steel] Quincy, Massachusetts
For United Mail Steamship Co. [United Fruit Co.]
One of the six “Mail Boats” built for UFCo. Two similar delivered to “Columbia Line” as near I can tell.
3/1942 - 6/1946 U.S.S. MERAK AF-21