USS Abilene - Cirrus

USS Abilene

Built by Globe Shipbuilding Co, online betting Superior, Wisconsin, USA

Launched on 21 Aug 1943

USS Abilene undergoing conversion to Cirrus


Sold to the Netherlands on 5th May 1947 and converted to Weather Ship Cirrus

First in service on 11th Sep 1947

The Dutch Weathership Cirrus taken from Weather Monitor

Richard Woodman

The Dutch Weather ship Cirrus taken from Weather sports bet Surveyor

Bill Howard

Cirrus relieving Surveyor at Station Kilo

Bob Reid

In Rotterdam in 1966

Yvonne Thompson

Captain A. Koster and Chief Officer J.W. Fredericks in Dec 1962

Marvin Bolotsky

Taken out of service in bet in tanzania 6th Aug 1970

Berthed at Hendrik-Ido waiting to be scrapped in 1970

Jan Fernhout

On 2nd Nov 1973 Cirrus was towed to Bilbao, Spain for scrapping

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