The V50 Colby Victory ship was named after
Colby College, Waterville, Maine. She had service from Mar
1945 till 1947 when she was sold.
Her service was:
1945 COLBY VICTORY, U.S. War Shipping Admin., Los
1947 AXELDIJK, Holland America Line.
1954 AXELDYK, same owners.
1963 MONIQUE, International Union Marine Corp,
1965 Pacific Coast Shipping Co., Monrovia.
1971 Scrapped Taiwan.
The following pictures were the U.S. troops loading
at Bremmerhaven, Germany and their arrival at New York City in the
fall of 1946..
The pictures were taken by Jack Howard Holle (1917-1990) who was on
the ship returning home. A special thanks goes his
daughter Sibyl Holle Sadowski who sent me the pictures..
Jack Howard Holle