1928 SS EUROPA (part 5)

Toward the end of WWII, Germany was taken over by the Allied forces, when the US troops capture the port city of Bremerhaven where the ship was mothballed awaiting it’s faith, the US Army took control of the the EUROPA and transformed it into a troop ship, sailing from Germany to the United States (returning US Soldiers home after the end of WWII) from September 1945 to May 1946 – She commissioned in the US Navy as USS EUROPA pendant number AP-177 – Then she was given to France…

Today entry show a cover bearing the USS EUROPA postmark as well as a postcard of the ship when she was captured in the port of Bremerhaven.

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