This Liberty ship was named for Abiel Foster (1735-1806). Abiel Foster was a minister and politician. Foster served as a New Hampshire delegate to the Continental Congress. Foster was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire from 1789-1791 and again from 1795-1803.
MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Abiel Foster at this time.
1.) Abiel Foster at anchor, view of starboard side. June 16, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.
2.) Abiel Foster underway, view of starboard side. October 27, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.
3.) Abiel Foster at anchor, view of starboard side. March 2, 1944. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.
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||5/16/1942||Delivered to USMC and WSA by builder.|
||5/30/1946||Entered Reserve Fleet.|
||11/29/1960||Sold as scrap to Northern Metal Company for $45,045|
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