SS Audacious (1913)

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Career (US)
Builder: Cantieri Navali Triestino,
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Launched: 1913
Acquired: 1941
Out of service: 1944
Fate: Scuttled
General characteristics
Displacement: 7,420 tons
Length: 437 feet (133.2 m)
Beam: 51 feet (15.5 m)
Speed: 13 knots
Complement: 144 first class
1,400 third class

SS Audacious was a cargo ship used by the United States during World War II.

Audacious was bought by the US Government in 1941 from the Austro-Americana Line (Italian flag). The ship was originally built in 1913 and named Belvedere. Sailed from the port of Trieste in service to South America and New York.

In June 1944, the ship, as the SS Audacious, was scuttled off the Normandy coast.

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