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|124k||SS President Taft, dry docked at Mare Island Navy Yard, 1924.||Tommy Trampp|
|204k||SS President Taft moored aft of USS Relief (AH-1) at Mare Island Navy Yard. circa June 17 to July 3 1924.
Photo from the collections of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.
|USAT William A. Holbrook
|123k||USAT Willard A. Holbrook underway circa 1941, looking like a recruiting poster for the Army. At this time she still retained the name President Taft from her previous service with the American President Line, Originally designated AP-44 by the Navy but handed over to and operated by the Army.
US Army Military History Institute photo and text from "U.S. Army Ships and Watercraft of World War II" by David H. Grover
|70k||USAT Willard A. Holbrook arriving at Brisbane, 22 December 1941. Note the numerous small lifeboats indicate that she was not
fitted as a combat-loaded transport.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 85267 from Roland W. Charles, "Troopships of World War II" (Washington, D.C., 1947).
|63k||USS Edsall (DD-219) escorting USAT Wallard A. Holbrook, as both are under way, 15 February 15, 1942.
Australian War Memorial, Photo No. 302624.
|26k||USAT Willard A. Holbrook at Fremantle, Australia, 17 May 1942. She was part of a convoy which brought troops of the Australian Imperial Force from the Middle East to Australia. Note the Curtiss SOC Seagull on the catapult of the U.S. Navy light cruiser USS Phoenix (CL-46) in the foreground.
Australian armed forces photo. This image is available from the Collection Database of the Australian War Memorial under the ID Number: 025405.
|130k||Shellback certificate issued to Ken Kohler for crossing the Equator while aboard USAT Willard A. Holbrook, date unknown.||Carol Edgemon Hipperson for Evi Kohler the widow of Ken Kohler|
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