ROGER B. TANEY


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
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Shipyard
Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard
General Type
Passenger
Specific Type
Cargo Liner
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
441 feet
Beam
57 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
4398 tons
Gross Tons
7191 tons
Cargo Capacity
500245 square feet
Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Summer
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Sunk - Torpedo


Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Roger B. Taney (1777-1864). Roger Brooke Taney was an influential lawyer, politician, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Taney served as U.S. Secretary of War in 1831, U.S. Attorney General from 1831-1833, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1833-1834, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1836-1864.

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