"SS Monterey"

Photo courtesy Don Koehler
The SS Monterey is the vessel that 1CSWG travelled almost to
Australia on in February 1945. At a stopover at Hollandia, New Guinea,
the troops were transferred to the bug infested tramp SS Shawnee for
the remainder of their journey to Brisbane, Australia. a total of 27 days
after having departed from San Francisco.