ABEL STEARNS


Default Generic Ship Image
Year Built
1942
Official Number
242600
Ship Yard
California Shipbuilding Corporation
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
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Beam
--
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
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Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
Scrapped


Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Abel Stearns (1798-1871). Abel Stearns was a trader, rancher, and pioneer. Stearns settled in Los Angeles and became a major landowner and cattle rancher in the region.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Abel Stearns at this time.
Mission
Mission Name
World War II
Grain Program
Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 11/23/1946

Event: Acquisition
Date: 11/23/1946

Event: Disposition
Date: 5/31/1966

ZIDELL EXPLORATIONS
Event: Withdrawl
Date: 5/31/1966


Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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