A. J. CERMAK


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Year Built
1943
Official Number
244777
Shipyard
Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard
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
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Gross Tons
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Cargo Capacity
499816 square feet
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
Scrapped

Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for A. J. Cermak (1873-1933). Anton Joseph Cermak was a politician. Cermak was the Mayor of Chicago from 1931 until his assassination in 1933 while meeting with President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship A. J. Cermak at this time.


Vessel Name History

A. J. CERMAK

Mission

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Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event Date Content
Entry
12/8/1943 Entered WSA upon completion of build
Acquisition
2/16/1948 Acquired by Dichman Wright and Pugh under a General Agency Agreement (GAA)
Re-entry
2/4/1952 Re-entered the Reserve Fleet.
Disposition
4/11/1964 Sold as scrap to Northern Metal Company
Withdrawl
4/11/1964

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Documents


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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