ABIGAIL GIBBONS


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
246624
Ship Yard
J. A. Jones Construction Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
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Beam
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Mast Height
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Net Tons
4362 tons
Gross Tons
7198 tons
Cargo Capacity
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Draft, Summer
--
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
Scrapped


Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Abigail Gibbons (1801-1893). Abigail Gibbons was a teacher, philanthropist, abolitionist, and social welfare activist. Gibbons was the founder and leader of many national social reform organizations.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Abigail Gibbons at this time.

Mission
Mission Name
World War II
Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 10/25/1944

Delivered to WSA by builder.
Event: Entry
Date: 9/30/1949

Entered Mobile Reserve Fleet
Event: Sale
Date: 9/7/1971

Vessel sold for scrap to Union Minerals and Alloys Corp for $35,424.54.
Event: Withdrawal
Date: 9/20/1971

Departed Mobile Reserve Fleet under scrap sale

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Documents


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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