ABIGAIL ADAMS


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Year Built
1943
Official Number
243154
Shipyard
Permanente Metals Corporation
General Type
General Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
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Beam
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Mast Height
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Net Tons
4380 tons
Gross Tons
7176 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 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
Scrapped

Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Abigail Adams (1714-1818). Abigail Adams was the wife of President John Adams and the second First Lady of the United States. Abigail Adams was a confidant and advisor to her husband. She was also the mother of President John Quincy Adams.

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Vessel Name History

ABIGAIL ADAMS

Mission

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Milestones


Event Date Content
Entry
4/1/1943 Delivered to USMC and WSA by builder.
Entry
9/16/1949 Entered the Reserve Fleet
Withdrawl
3/14/1951 Withdrawn from fleet; GAA ECA-American President.
Re-entry
5/15/1952 Re-entered the Reserve Fleet.
Disposition
7/10/1972 Sold for scrap under PD-X-940 to Consolidated Steel Corp. for $47,009.33

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