SABLE (IX-81)


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Year Built
1924
Official Number
223663
Ship Yard
American Shipbuilding Company
General Type
Military (Non Commercial)
Specific Type
Troop/Training Ship
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
519 feet
Beam
58 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
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Gross Tons
7739 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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Historical Narrative



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Vessel Name History

1923 - 1942: Greater Buffalo
1942 - 1948: Sable (IX-81)

Photo Information

Photo 1: USS Sable (IX-81) underway; image courtesy of US Museum of Naval Aviation (accession #1996.488.018.001)
Mission

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Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Vessel Name Change
Date: 8/10/1942

Vessel named changed from GREATER BUFFALO to SABLE (IX-81)
Event: Acquisition
Date: 7/7/1948

Title acquired from US Navy

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


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