PRESIDENT


President_Photos_Page_1.jpg
Year Built
1961
Official Number
286232
Shipyard
Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Division
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Combination Break Bulk Container
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Historical Documents
Name Download

Milestones


Event Date Content
Acquisition
4/30/1979
Entry
10/11/1979
Ship Name Change
1/1/1980 Vessel name changed from PRESIDENT TYLER to PRESIDENT.
Cleared Historic Review
5/26/2009 Vessel cleared National Historic Preservation Act processing.
Status Change
7/31/2009 Vessel stripping complete
Departed Fleet
3/8/2011 Departed under a scrap services contract.
Withdrawal
1/17/2012 Scrap services complete; vessel dismantled under disposal contract with Allied Defense Recycling in Vallejo, CA.

Ship Imagery




Status Cards



Documents


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

Plans


No documents for this vessel


Shipwreck Information


No ship wreck information for this vessel