ISAAC SHELBY


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
245224
Ship Yard
J. A. Jones Construction Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
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Net Tons
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Gross Tons
7200 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 Isaac Shelby (1750-1826). Isaac Shelby was a soldier and politician. As a soldier Shelby fought in Lord Dunmore's War, the Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812. Shelby served as the first Governor of Kentucky from 1792-1796, and again from 1812-1816.

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