ABNER NASH


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Abner Nash at anchor, view of starboard side. August 26, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.
Year Built
1942
Official Number
242469
Shipyard
North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
General Type
General Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
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Beam
--
Mast Height
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Net Tons
4380 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 Nash (1716-1786). Abner Nash was a politician. Nash was a North Carolina delegate to the Continental Congress, and Governor of North Carolina from 1780-1781.

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

Photo Captions

1.) Abner Nash at anchor, view of starboard side. August 26, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

2.) Abner Nash underway outbound, view of port side. October 5, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

3.) Abner Nash underway inbound, view of port side. November 22, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.


Vessel Name History

ABNER NASH

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event Date Content
Entry
11/27/1942 Delivered to WSA by USMC Prod. Division
Entry
1/19/1948 Entered the Reserve Fleet
Disposition
3/25/1965 Sold as scrap to Northern Metal Company under PD-X-688 contract for $50,050
Withdrawl
3/25/1965

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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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