ABEL PARKER UPSHUR
North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
500000 square feet
This Liberty ship was named for Abel Parker Upshur (1791-1844). Abel Parker Upshur was a lawyer, judge, and politician from Virginia. Upshur served as U.S. Secretary of the Navy from 1841-1843, and U.S. Secretary of State from 1843-1844.
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1.) Abel Parker Upshur at anchor, view of port side. January 4, 1943. U.S. Coast Guard Photograph.
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||7/14/1942||Delivered to WSA by builders under General Agency Agreement (GAA).|
||5/24/1966||Acquired by Horton Industries, Inc. as scrap|
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