Default Generic Ship Image
Year Built
1944
Official Number
245946
Ship Yard
St. John's River Shipbuilding Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
417.6 feet
Beam
56.8 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
4363 tons
Gross Tons
7200 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 square feet
Draft, Summer
--
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
14247 tons
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
--


Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for W. P. Few (1867-1940). William Preston Few was the first President of Duke University, serving from 1910-1924.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship W. P. Few at this time.

Mission

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Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 4/19/1946

Event: Withdrawal
Date: 2/19/1959


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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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