EDWARD N. HURLEY


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Year Built
1943
Official Number
243195
Ship Yard
Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
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Draft, Summer
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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 Edward N. Hurley (1864-1933). Edward Nash Hurley was an American businessman and Chairman of the U.S. Shipping Board. Hurley was involved in several businesses, the most successful of which was the Hurley Machine Company. Hurley served as Chairman of the U.S. Shipping Board from 1917-1919 and played a large role in expanding and improving U.S. merchant shipping to support the U.S. war effort during World War I.   

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Edward N. Hurley at this time.

Mission

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 9/12/1945

Event: Acquisition
Date: 9/12/1945

Event: Disposition
Date: 8/6/1957

Event: Withdrawl
Date: 8/6/1957


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