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Year Built
1944
Official Number
246811
Shipyard
St. John's River Shipbuilding Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
417.6 feet
Beam
56.8 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
4390 tons
Gross Tons
7240 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
--
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
--
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
Sold - Scrap


Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for C. W. Post (1854-1914). Charles William Post was an inventor, and breakfast cereal and foods manufacturer. Post was an innovator in the food manufacturing industry and the founder of Post Cereals.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship C. W. Post at this time.


Vessel Name History

C. W. POST

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 11/14/1947

Event: Acquisition
Date: 11/14/1947

Event: Disposition
Date: 10/15/1971

GRAIN PROGRAM 1954
Event: Withdrawl
Date: 10/15/1971


Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
(No Date) C.W. POST.pdf Default Generic Expand Image Default Generic Download Image
(No Date) C.W. POST-1.pdf Default Generic Expand Image Default Generic Download Image

Plans


No documents for this vessel


Shipwreck Information


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