BENJAMIN H. HILL


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
245083
Ship Yard
J. A. Jones Construction Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
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Cargo Capacity
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Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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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 Benjamin H. Hill (1823-1882). Benjamin Harvey Hill was a lawyer and politician from Georgia. During the Civil War Hill served as Confederate States Senator from Georgia from 1862-1865. During and after Reconstruction Hill served as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1875-1877, and as U.S. Senator from Georgia from 1877-1882.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Benjamin H. Hill at this time.

Mission

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 10/8/1947

Event: Acquisition
Date: 10/8/1947

Event: Disposition
Date: 8/9/1971

Event: Withdrawl
Date: 8/9/1971


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