Saratoga Model Shipyard SMY58 USS William Ward Burrows (AP 6) 1942 1/1250
Built in 1929 as liner Santa Rita for New York-Valparaiso run. Bought 1939 by USN.
7th December 1941 en route to Wake Island and was damaged at Johnton Atoll on 13th December but escaped. Refitted as modelled in 1942 & was at Guadalcanal, Fiji, Espiritu Santo, Tutuila, Kwajalein, Eniwetok, Saipan and was base ship at Guam until Spring 1945. Okinawa & occupation of Japan followed and she was laid up in 1946 & scrapped in 1947.