AFRICAN COMET


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Year Built
1941
Official Number
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Ship Yard
Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
C3-P&C
Ship Length
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Beam
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Mast Height
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Net Tons
8184 tons
Gross Tons
11812 tons
Cargo Capacity
489980 square feet
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


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Vessel Name History
1941 - 1942: African Comet
1942 - 1973: Arthur Middleton (APA-25)
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Milestones


Event: Acquisition
Date: 1/6/1942

Acquired by Navy Department
Event: Renamed
Date: 1/6/1942

Renamed to Arthur Middleton
Event: Entry
Date: 3/3/1959

Reserve Fleet (Permanent Transfer)
Event: Sold
Date: 5/9/1973

Sold as scrap to Consolidated Steel Corporation under PD-X-958 contract for $96,666
Event: Delivered
Date: 8/10/1973

Physically delivered

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