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American President Line’s PRESIDENT WILSON (48/15456) departing the Russian Black Sea port of Yalta during April 1972. She was sold to the C Y Tung Group the following year and renamed ORIENTAL EXPRESS under the Panamanian flag. Broken up during 1984.
 

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Originally designed by US Maritime Commission as a P2-SE2-R1 passenger ship for transatlantic service.(US Navy "Admirals")

Sister Ship President Cleveland (Alameda Hull # 9509)

Turbo Electric Drive, Twin Screw 20000 SHP
4 Combustion Engineering Water Tube Boilers

Bethlehem Alameda Shipyard Hull # 9510
Built April 1948
LOA 573 feet
Breadth 75' 6"
Depth 43' 6"
Tonnage 15456
GRT 7736
Displacement 23507
 
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