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A guide to the General Daniel L. Sultan (built 1943; transport) document collection, 1966-1968
HDC0377 (SAFR 17566)  
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Description
General Daniel L. Sultan (built 1943; transport) document collection (SAFR 17566, HDC 377) consists of materials from the United States Army Transport (U.S.A.T.) vessel. It contains thirteen 13 deck logs; damage reports; vessel plans; (food) recipe cards; two years of the ship's paper "The Sultan Gazette;" and miscellaneous ship papers. The deck logs are in oversized folders.The vessel was formerly known as the ADMIRAL W.S. BENSON. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
Background
Decommissioned on June 3, 1946, and turned over to the Maritime Commission for disposal, the ADMIRAL W.S. BENSON was struck from the Naval Vessel Register on 3 July 1946. It was then transferred to the Army Transport Service and renamed GENERAL DANIEL I. SULTAN in honor of the late General Daniel Isom Sultan, USA.
Extent
1 linear ft.
Restrictions
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.