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

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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 Date Content
Renamed
2/6/1949 Renamed to Samuel Chase
Entry
2/11/1959 Entered Reserve Fleet
Sold
5/9/1973 Sold as scrap to Consolidated Steel Corporation under PD-X-958 contract for $116,666
Delivered
8/10/1973 Physically delivered

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