SAMHOLT


SAMHOLT
Year Built
1943
Official Number
169673
Ship Yard
California Shipbuilding
General Type
Break Bulk
Specific Type
Break Bulk
Ship Length
417.6 feet
Beam
56.8 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
4380 tons
Gross Tons
7176 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 square feet
Draft, Summer
--
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
--
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
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Vessel Name History

1943 - 1943: Jacob Riis
1943 - 1959: Samholt
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Milestones


Event: Lend-Lease
Date: 7/17/1943

Vessel lend-leased to British Ministry of War Transport
Event: Vessel Name Change
Date: 7/17/1943

Vessel name changed from JACOB RIIS to SAMHOLT
Event: End of Lend-Lease
Date: 7/15/1947

Term of vessel lend-lease ended; vessel placed under the general agency of Cosmopolitan Shipping Co.
Event: Entry
Date: 10/17/1947

Vessel entered James River Reserve Fleet
Event: Withdrawal
Date: 10/26/1959

Sold to Bethlehem Steel Co. for scrap

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