CALVIN AUSTIN


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
246913
Ship Yard
New England 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
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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 Calvin Austin (1850-1936). Calvin Austin an American shipping executive. Austin first became involved in the shipping industry in 1875 and worked his way up from the bottom to become the President of Eastern Steamship Lines from 1905-1928.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Calvin Austin at this time.

Mission

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Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 11/14/1947

Event: Acquisition
Date: 11/14/1947

Event: Disposition
Date: 4/29/1969

Event: Withdrawl
Date: 4/29/1969


Ship Imagery


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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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