F. SCOTT FITZGERALD


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Year Built
1945
Official Number
247153
Shipyard
New England Shipbuilding Corporation
General Type
Dry 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
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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 F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940). Francis Scott Fitzgerald was an American author and novelist. Fitzgerald is considered one of the best American writers of the twentieth century. Fitzgerald's most famous work is the novel The Great Gatsby

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Vessel Name History

F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

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Milestones


Event Date Content
Entry
10/18/1947
Acquisition
10/18/1947
Disposition
4/19/1961
Withdrawl
4/19/1961

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