E. A. BRYAN


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
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Shipyard
Permanente Metals Corporation
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
441 feet
Beam
57 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
4380 tons
Gross Tons
7212 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 square feet
Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Summer
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Sunk - Onboard Accident

Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for E.A. Bryan (1855-1941) Enoch Albert Bryan was professor and university administrator. Bryan was the president of Vincennes University from 1883-1893, and president of Washington State College (now Washington State University) from 1893-1916.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship E.A. Bryan at this time.


Vessel Name History

E. A. BRYAN

Mission

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Historical Documents
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Milestones


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Ship Imagery


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Documents


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
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Operator
Oliver J. Olson & Company

Operator Agreement
Unknown

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
July 17, 1944

Use at Loss
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Cause
Sunk - Onboard Accident

Cause Comments
Disintegrated in an explosion while being loaded with ammunition

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Pacific Ocean

Accuracy of Incident Location
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Lat/Long
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Incident Location Comments
Port Chicago, California

Lives Lost
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Wreck Site Information
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Accuracy of Wreck Location
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