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Year Built
1961
Official Number
286232
Shipyard
Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Division
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Partial Container - Break Bulk
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
563 feet
Beam
76 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
8018 tons
Gross Tons
13223 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
31 tons
Draft, Lightweight
14.9 tons
Displacement, Summer
22630 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
8930 tons
Immersion, Summer
71 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
60 tons
Fate
Sold - Scrap


Historical Narrative



The Maritime Administration's National Register Eligibility Assessment for President, available in the Documents section, contains a detailed history of the vessel.

Vessel Name History

1961 - 1980: President Tyler
1980 - 2012: President


Vessel Name History

PRESIDENT

PRESIDENT TYLER

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event: Acquisition
Date: 4/30/1979

Event: Entry
Date: 10/11/1979

Event: Ship Name Change
Date: 1/1/1980

Vessel name changed from PRESIDENT TYLER to PRESIDENT.
Event: Cleared Historic Review
Date: 5/26/2009

Vessel cleared National Historic Preservation Act processing.
Event: Status Change
Date: 7/31/2009

Vessel stripping complete
Event: Departed Fleet
Date: 3/8/2011

Departed under a scrap services contract.
Event: Withdrawal
Date: 1/17/2012

Scrap services complete; vessel dismantled under disposal contract with Allied Defense Recycling in Vallejo, CA.

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
3/20/2009 SS_President_NHPA_Assessment.pdf Default Generic Expand Image Default Generic Download Image

Plans


No documents for this vessel


Shipwreck Information


No ship wreck information for this vessel