SS President Cleveland was an American passenger ship originally ordered by the Maritime Commission during World War II, as one of the Admiral-class Type P2-SE2-R1 transport ships, and intended to be named USS Admiral D. W. Taylor (AP-128). The ship was laid down on 28 August 1944 at the Bethlehem Steel shipyard in Alameda, California, but was cancelled on 16 December 1944. Redesigned for passenger service long before, she was launched on 23 June 1946 as President Cleveland, completed in 1947, and bareboat chartered to American President Lines.

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  • SS President Cleveland was an American passenger ship originally ordered by the Maritime Commission during World War II, as one of the Admiral-class Type P2-SE2-R1 transport ships, and intended to be named USS Admiral D. W. Taylor (AP-128). The ship was laid down on 28 August 1944 at the Bethlehem Steel shipyard in Alameda, California, but was cancelled on 16 December 1944. Redesigned for passenger service long before, she was launched on 23 June 1946 as President Cleveland, completed in 1947, and bareboat chartered to American President Lines. The ship was used in the film Susan Slade, filmed in 1961, featuring Connie Stevens, Troy Donahue, Dorothy Maguire and Lloyd Nolan. The ship can be seen in the film Woman on the Run, released in 1950, featuring Ann Sheridan. It appears in the background during a San Francisco, California, Embarcadero waterfront scene at 46 minutes and 40 seconds. The ship was featured in a 1962 Britannica Films production called "The Seaport", filmed in San Francisco. She was sold to Oceanic Cruise Development, Inc. (C.Y. Tung Group) on 9 February 1973, and renamed Oriental President. The ship was scrapped at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, in 1974. (en)
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  • SS President Cleveland was an American passenger ship originally ordered by the Maritime Commission during World War II, as one of the Admiral-class Type P2-SE2-R1 transport ships, and intended to be named USS Admiral D. W. Taylor (AP-128). The ship was laid down on 28 August 1944 at the Bethlehem Steel shipyard in Alameda, California, but was cancelled on 16 December 1944. Redesigned for passenger service long before, she was launched on 23 June 1946 as President Cleveland, completed in 1947, and bareboat chartered to American President Lines. (en)
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