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The 455-foot SS Red Oak Victory, docked off of Canal Boulevard, is the last surviving of 747 ships built in the Kaiser Richmond Shipyards during World War II. Now a museum, the ship was the site of Saturday’s WWII Shipyard Reenactment, held in celebration of Fleet Week. Photo by Grace Oyenubi.

Richmond’s SS Red Oak Victory hosts World War II reenactment

on October 13, 2016

On Saturday, a World War II shipyard reenactment was held on the SS Red Oak Victory docked off of Richmond’s Canal Boulevard. “We want to not only celebrate the ship but what happened on the ship,” explained Johannes Hosch, Director of Ship Operations for the SS Red Oak Victory. The ship is now a museum.

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