ABNER DOUBLEDAY


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Abner Doubleday underway, view of port side. May 27, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph. 
Year Built
1942
Official Number
242570
Shipyard
Oregon Shipbuilding Company
General Type
General Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
--
Beam
--
Mast Height
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Net Tons
4347 tons
Gross Tons
7176 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 square feet
Draft, Summer
--
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
--
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
Scrapped

Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Abner Doubleday (1819-1893). Abner Doubleday was a career U.S. Army officer. Doubleday graduate from West Point and was major general in the Union Army during the Civil War. Doubleday has been historically credited with inventing the game of baseball, but recent scholarship has cast doubt on this claim.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Abner Doubleday at this time.

Photo Captions

1.) Abner Doubleday underway, view of port side. May 27, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph. 

2.) Abner Doubleday underway, view of port side. August 7, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

3.) Abner Doubleday underway, view of starboard side. October 23, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.


Vessel Name History

ABNER DOUBLEDAY

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event Date Content
Entry
11/30/1942 Delivered to WSA by USMC Prod. Division
Entry
9/30/1946 Entered the Reserve Fleet.
Disposition
1/18/1968 Sold as scrap to Southern Scrap Material Company Ltd.
Withdrawl
1/18/1968 Physically withdrawn from fleet

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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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