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Military History/Passenger on SS Mariposa, circa 1946


I Understand my mother, Jean Monroe Cameron (maiden name), Jean Monroe Johnson (Married name) was on the ship Mariposa, that left Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on February 20, 1946.  
 Is it possible to confirm this, by locating the ship's passenger list?
 Thank you for your interest in so many details!  In appreciation, Ken (Johnson)

Dear Sir,
       Thank you for your question.  In it you typed "I Understand [sic] my mother, Jean.......Australia on February 20, 1946."  The voyage in question is as follows:

Departure Date:   February 20, 1946
Departure Location:   Brisbane, Australia
Troop Ship:   SS Mariposa
Arrival Date:   March 6, 1946
Arrival Location:   San Francisco Port of Embarkation

       In your question you typed "Is it possible to confirm this, by locating the ship's passenger list?"  Yes.  I suggest you contact the individuals at:   

Over the years I have worked with these individuals.  They are passionate about their topic (shared by you) & as obsessed as I am for FACTS!
       In your question you typed "Thank you for your interest in so many details!"  You are quite welcome.  It is a pleasure to meet someone as dedicated to the history of WW 2 as I am.  You are a gentleman, a scholar, & there are NOT many of us left.  LOL

   Richard V. Horrell
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Can answer: World War Two. Specifically, the troop transport ships that took US Military Personnel overseas & returned them to the US, 1941-47. Also, unit history of US Army QM, Signal, MP, Ordnance, Medical, Transportation & Engineer units that served during WW 2. The more obscure units are my specialty. If you have the APO that a Veteran sent letters from or received letters at, I can look up the history of that APO.


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