ABIGAIL GIBBONS


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
246624
Shipyard
J. A. Jones Construction Company
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
4362 tons
Gross Tons
7198 tons
Cargo Capacity
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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
Sold - Scrap

Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Abigail Gibbons (1801-1893). Abigail Gibbons was a teacher, philanthropist, abolitionist, and social welfare activist. Gibbons was the founder and leader of many national social reform organizations.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Abigail Gibbons at this time.


Vessel Name History

ABIGAIL GIBBONS

Mission

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Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event Date Content
Entry
10/25/1944 Delivered to WSA by builder.
Entry
9/30/1949 Entered Mobile Reserve Fleet
Sale
9/7/1971 Vessel sold for scrap to Union Minerals and Alloys Corp for $35,424.54.
Withdrawal
9/20/1971 Departed Mobile Reserve Fleet under scrap sale

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Documents


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Plans


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