E. KIRBY SMITH


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Year Built
1943
Official Number
242926
Shipyard
J. A. Jones Construction Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
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Beam
--
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
4380 tons
Gross Tons
7176 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 square feet
Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
--
Immersion, Summer
14180 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
Sold - Scrap

Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for E. Kirby Smith (1824-1893). Edmund Kirby Smith was a U.S. Army officer and Confederate general during the Civil War. Smith was one of seven men to reach the rank of full general in the Confederate Army. After the Civil War Smith worked in the telegraph industry, and was also a university administrator and professor. 

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E. KIRBY SMITH

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Event Date Content
Entry
5/23/1946
Acquisition
5/23/1946
Disposition
7/25/1956
Withdrawl
7/25/1956

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