“Jan 13 – Sailed down Frisco Bay in ferry, “Old Army Queen” boarded troop – ship U.S.S. Monticello (Former Italian Luxury Liner). Quite a big ship, 8000 troops aboard. Detailed as guard for entire trip which was 21 days.” Frisco Bay is in San Francisco California. The U.S.S. Monticello was returned back to the Italian Government in 1948.
*Below you will see a picture of the journal and the ship*
* The picture of the U.S.S. Monticello is not our picture, here is the source for it: http://www.navsource.org/archives/09/22/22061.htm *