VIRGINIA DARE


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
241468
Shipyard
North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
General Type
General Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
417.75 feet
Beam
56.9 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
--
Gross Tons
7177 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
27.75 tons
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
--
Immersion, Summer
14282 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
Sold - Foreign Flag Op.

Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Virginia Dare (b. 1587) Virginia Dare was the first English child born in America. Her ultimate fate is unknown, along with the other members of the "Lost Colony" of Roanoke, Virginia.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Virginia Dare at this time.


Vessel Name History

VIRGINIA DARE

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