E. KIRBY SMITH


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Year Built
1943
Official Number
242926
Ship Yard
J. A. Jones Construction Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
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Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for E. Kirby Smith (1824-1893). Edmund Kirby Smith was a U.S. Army officer and Confederate general during the Civil War. Smith was one of seven men to reach the rank of full general in the Confederate Army. After the Civil War Smith worked in the telegraph industry, and was also a university administrator and professor. 

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship E. Kirby Smith at this time.

Mission

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 5/23/1946

Event: Acquisition
Date: 5/23/1946

Event: Disposition
Date: 7/25/1956

Event: Withdrawl
Date: 7/25/1956


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