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Photo prise par monsier samir Boufroura plongeur de l'association Recifs de plongée sous marine d'Alger.
USS Leedstown (AP-73) , ( à l' origine SS Santa Lucia ) était une ligne grâce passagers et cargo paquebot qui a servi de marine américaine assaut amphibie navire dans la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Elle était l’un des quatre navires jumeaux (les autres étant Santa Elena , Santa Paulaet Santa Rosa ) commandés en 1930 à la Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company de Kearny , dans le New Jersey.
Santa Lucia a été acquise pour la marine en août 1942, convertie pour le service d'assaut amphibie et renommée USS Leedstown . Commandée fin septembre 1942, elle passa presque immédiatement de l'Atlantique à Belfast , en Irlande du Nord , où elle rejoignit une force préparant l' opération Torch , l'invasion de l'Afrique du Nord française .
Tôt dans la soirée du 8 novembre, peu après avoir débarqué ses troupes et une partie de sa cargaison à l'est d' Alger , elle a été attaquée par des bombardiers de Ju 88 et immobilisée par une torpille à l'arrière
[Source : Wikipedia]