CYRUS W. FIELD


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Year Built
1943
Official Number
243370
Ship Yard
Permanente Metals Corporation
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
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Net Tons
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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
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Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Cyrus W. Field (1819-1892). Cyrus West Field was a merchant and financier. Field was a founder of the American Telegraph Company and promoted the laying of the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Cyrus W. Field at this time.

Mission

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Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 3/11/1948

Event: Acquisition
Date: 3/11/1948

Event: Disposition
Date: 11/23/1961

Event: Withdrawl
Date: 11/23/1961


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Documents


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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