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Year Built
1943
Official Number
243558
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
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Gross 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 Elihu Root (1845-1937). Elihu Root was an American lawyer, politician, and government official. Root served as U.S. Secretary of War from 1899-1904, U.S. Secretary of State from 1905-1909, and U.S. Senator from New York from 1909-1915. Root received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1912. 

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Elihu Root at this time.

Mission

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Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 6/5/1946

Event: Acquisition
Date: 6/5/1946

GRAIN PROGRAM 1953
Event: Disposition
Date: 10/30/1969

Event: Withdrawl
Date: 10/30/1969


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