CHARLES D. WALCOTT


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
246796
Shipyard
J. A. Jones Construction Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
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Beam
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Mast Height
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Net Tons
4380 tons
Gross Tons
7176 tons
Cargo Capacity
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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
Sold - Scrap


Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Charles D. Walcott (1850-1927). Charles Doolittle Walcott was a geologist, paleontologist,  and government administrator. Walcott served as the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey from 1894-1907, and as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1907-1921.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Charles D. Walcott at this time.


Vessel Name History

CHARLES D. WALCOTT

Mission

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Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 12/30/1947

Event: Acquisition
Date: 12/30/1947

Event: Disposition
Date: 7/26/1961

Event: Withdrawl
Date: 7/26/1961


Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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