BENJAMIN BOURNE


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
241926
Ship Yard
Houston Shipbuilding Corporation
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
4375 tons
Gross Tons
7176 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 square feet
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 Bourne (1755-1808). Benjamin Bourne was a soldier, jurist, and politician. Bourne served as an ensign and quartermaster in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Bourne was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Rhode Island from 1790-1796.

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 1/12/1948

Event: Withdrawal
Date: 3/19/1970


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