ACHILLES


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Year Built
1915
Official Number
213174
Shipyard
Bethlehem-Sparrows Point Shipyard
General Type
Dry Bulk
Specific Type
Dry Bulk
MARAD Type
Private
Ship Length
--
Beam
--
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
6074 tons
Gross Tons
9660 tons
Cargo Capacity
539501 square feet
Draft, Summer
--
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
--
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
Sold - Scrap

Historical Narrative



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Photo Captions

1.) Achilles underway, view of port side. September 24, 1941. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

2.) Achilles at anchor, view of port side. October 17, 1941. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

3.) Achilles underway, view of starboard side. January 16, 1942. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

4.) Achilles underway, view of port side. January 30, 1942. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

5.) Achilles underway, view of port side. February 9, 1942. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

6.) Achilles underway, view of port side. April 18, 1942. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

7.) Achilles underway, view of port side. April 23, 1942. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

8.) Achilles at anchor, view of port side. June 30, 1942. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

9.) Achilles underway, view of port side. July 17, 1942. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

10.) Achilles underway, view of port side. August 6, 1942. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

11) Achilles underway, view of starboard side. July 12, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

12.) Achilles underway, view of port side. August 16, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

13.) Achilles pierside, view of starboard side. Date unknown. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

14.) Achilles underway, aerial view of port side. Date unknown. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

15.) Achilles pierside, view of starboard side. 1942. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.

16.) Achilles underway, view of port side. 1942. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.



Vessel Name History

ACHILLES

Mission

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Milestones


Event Date Content
Requisitioned
5/26/1942 Vessel requisitioned from American Steamship Co. on a time charter; simultaneously chartered to Boland and Cornelius, Inc. for operation.
Redelivered
7/1/1946 Redelivered to American Steamship Company
Entry
9/11/1946 Entered Lee Hall reserve fleet (now James River Reserve Fleet)
Acquisition
9/11/1946 Traded in by American Steamship Co. on purchase of two Liberty colliers
Sale
6/27/1947 Vessel sold for scrap to Northern Metals
Withdrawal
7/21/1947 Sold for scrap

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