merchant marine

SS Lane Victory Is Living History on the LA Waterfront

She was born on the LA Waterfront and today she’s a great part of its history, the SS Lane Victory, a Victory class ship that was built in 1945 in San Pedro. The ship served in World War II, Korean, and Vietnam and as a national merchant carrier during the inter-war periods.

Today she’s preserved at the Outer Harbor and open for tours with an informative and moving museum. Admission is $7 for adults, $3 ages 5 to 14, and active duty military are always free with ID.