CAESAR RODNEY


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
242269
Ship Yard
Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
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Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Caesar Rodney (1728-1784). Caesar Rodney was a lawyer, soldier, politician and Founding Father of the United States. Rodney served as a militia officer in the French and Indian War and during the Revolutionary War. Rodney was a Delaware delegate to the Continental Congress and signed the Declaration of Independence. Rodney served as the President of Delaware from 1778-1781.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Caesar Rodney at this time.

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 5/14/1946

Event: Acquisition
Date: 5/14/1946

Event: Disposition
Date: 5/14/1946

Event: Withdrawl
Date: 5/14/1946


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