Registry Information for Allied Freighter 1
Club Name: Svenska Sjöslagssällskapet
Liberty Class Freighter
SS Ocean Freedom
NC970005 (aka SSS9701)
Motor and rudderservo in place.
Hull half-skinned and resin-reinforced.
Deck details beeing manufactured
Decks fitted to capdeck/railings, hull ready for balsa-sheeting.
Superstructure beeing manufactured.
1998-05-10 Decks ready, Superstructure painted, undergoing sea-trials.
980813: Awaiting pump installation and internal shields.
Railing and stairs
Guntubs and Ventilators
Closeup of bridge
1/4" ribs at 3"
3 mm Plywood decks
1.5 mm balsa sheeting
Skippy-jar radio box.
Plenty of epoxi-glue :-)
Glassfiber and resin reinforced below 1" under Waterline
Cernit clay lifeboats and ventilators.
Campaigns served or Battle Stars:
# of sinks:
# of times sunk:
Armament type, number, location and function:
None (intended for my kids (and something for me to shoot at :-) ).
# of previous owners, if known:
Per Hamrin, Västerås
Owners e-mail (if any):
Liberty ship plans from George Goff.
This ship is sailing under the Red Ensign. It is the sistership of Ocean Liberty which gave the shipclass it's name.
Ocean Freedom partook in the convoy PQ17 and survived.