GASPAR DE PORTOLA


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
242655
Ship Yard
California 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
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Gross Tons
7176 tons
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
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Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Gaspar de Portola (1723-1784). Gaspar de Portola was a Spanish soldier, explorer, and the first Governor of Alta California. During an overland expedition from San Diego to San Francisco he christened many of the prominent geographic features.

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