A. P. HILL


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APHill_5_001.jpg
Year Built
1942
Official Number
242391
Shipyard
Houston Shipbuilding Corporation
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
417.8 feet
Beam
56.1 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
4370 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 A.P. Hill (1825-1865). Ambrose Powell Hill, Jr. was an American military officer. Hill graduated from West Point and served as a U.S. Army officer during the Mexican-American War. Hill served in the Confederate Army, rising to the rank of lieutenant general before being killed during the Third Battle of Petersburg. 

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship A. P. Hill at this time. 


Vessel Name History

A. P. HILL

Mission

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Milestones


Event Date Content
Entry
10/31/1942 Delivered to WSA by Marine Transportation Lines Inc.
Acquisition
11/27/1946 Entered the Wilmington NC Reserve Fleet.
Withdrawl
10/12/1965 Sold as scrap to Union Minerals & Alloys Corporation for $45,551.

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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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