AFRICAN METEOR


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
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Shipyard
Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation (Pascagoula)
General Type
Passenger
Specific Type
Commercial Passenger Ship
MARAD Type
C3-P&C
Ship Length
489 feet
Beam
69.6 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
8148 tons
Gross Tons
9975 tons
Cargo Capacity
475000 square feet
Draft, Summer
--
Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
--
Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Sold - Scrap


Historical Narrative



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Vessel Name History

1942 - 1942: African Meteor
1942 - 1973: Samuel Chase (APA-26)


Vessel Name History

AFRICAN METEOR

SAMUEL CHASE (APA-26)

Mission

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Milestones


Event: Renamed
Date: 2/6/1949

Renamed to Samuel Chase
Event: Entry
Date: 2/11/1959

Entered Reserve Fleet
Event: Sold
Date: 5/9/1973

Sold as scrap to Consolidated Steel Corporation under PD-X-958 contract for $116,666
Event: Delivered
Date: 8/10/1973

Physically delivered

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