BENJAMIN A. FISHER


Default Generic Ship Image
Year Built
1944
Official Number
247043
Ship Yard
Delta Ship Building 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
Sold - Scrap


Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Benjamin A. Fisher (1900-1942). Benjamin A. Fisher served as the Chief Engineer on the American merchant ship SS Alcoa Guide. Fisher was killed when the ship was shelled and sunk by the German U-boat U-123 on April 17, 1942.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Benjamin A. Fisher at this time.

Mission

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Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 10/17/1948

Event: Acquisition
Date: 10/17/1948

Event: Disposition
Date: 1/11/1966

Event: Withdrawl
Date: 1/11/1966


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Documents


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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