: According to the War Diary of my father's
: ship, the USS Oberon (AKA-14), she suffered
: a split in the deck forward of the
: superstructure. She was enroute from
: Scotland to the States in convoy when a
: storm was encountered. There was a 20 foot
: long split that allowed water into forward
: berthing spaces.
: The Oberon was a EC2-S (Federal) hull.
: Repairs in the Philadelphia Navy Yard took
: more than a month.