A. J. CERMAK


Default Generic Ship Image
Year Built
1943
Official Number
244777
Ship Yard
Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard
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
Sold - No further info


Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for A. J. Cermak (1873-1933). Anton Joseph Cermak was a politician. Cermak was the Mayor of Chicago from 1931 until his assassination in 1933 while meeting with President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship A. J. Cermak at this time.

Mission
Mission Name
World War II
Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 12/8/1943

Entered WSA upon completion of build
Event: Acquisition
Date: 2/16/1948

Acquired by Dichman Wright and Pugh under a General Agency Agreement (GAA)
Event: Re-entry
Date: 2/4/1952

Re-entered the Reserve Fleet.
Event: Disposition
Date: 4/11/1964

Sold as scrap to Northern Metal Company
Event: Withdrawl
Date: 4/11/1964


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Status Cards


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Documents


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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