ABEL STEARNS


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
242600
Shipyard
California Shipbuilding Corporation
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
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Beam
--
Mast Height
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Net Tons
4380 tons
Gross Tons
7176 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 square feet
Draft, Summer
--
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
--
Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Scrapped

Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Abel Stearns (1798-1871). Abel Stearns was a trader, rancher, and pioneer. Stearns settled in Los Angeles and became a major landowner and cattle rancher in the region.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Abel Stearns at this time.


Vessel Name History

ABEL STEARNS

Mission

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Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event Date Content
Entry
11/23/1946
Acquisition
11/23/1946
Disposition
5/31/1966 ZIDELL EXPLORATIONS
Withdrawl
5/31/1966

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Documents


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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