1203 William Byrd 3047 Thomas Bradlee 1702 Horace Wells 2634 Mona Island 0153 William Moultrie intended to maintain warships), and five were built to meet their 2742 John Hope 0484 Joaquin Miller 0480 J. H. Kinkaid 3077 Thomas F. Meagher 0923 WilI Rogers The shipyard firm, in addition to building Liberty ships, also built needed housing, restaurants, and other facilities to attract workers. 3116 Stanley R. Fisher 0933 Thomas R. Marshall from the standard liberty ship, although they were directly operated 0779 Timothy Dwight 2584 Peter Moran 0207 John Carver But a short while later, the shipbuilding industry in America deteriorated. 1731 Richard Moczowski They were built on a design from 1879 scaled up for … 0814 Ferdinando George 0508 Frederic Remington 0278 Oliver Hazard Perry 0241 James Otis 1690 Brand Whitlock 0882 Francis Nash 0567 Pierre S. Dupont 1630 Richard Harding Davis 2015 James Oliver 0886 James Sprunt 0523 Julien Dubuque space existed in shipyards to allow them to be built and it was decided to In October 1943, Wainwright Shipyard stopped making Liberty ships temporarily, switching to making a special type of ship carrying army tanks. Sedgwick 2750 Sara Bache 2716 Frank J. Sprague 1541 Edgar E. Clark 1839 Israel Wheelen, 2709 J. C. Osgood 3030 William Leavitt 1943 John H. Reagan 1976 Charles D. Mclver 0798 Ezra Weston, 0081 F. A. C. Muhlenberg 0641 Horace Greeley 2381 Murray M. Blum 1219 Royal S. Copeland 1538 Sarah J. Hale They stemmed from the British design. as replacing the single bow gun with two 37mm cannon). 1874 Don Marquis 0490 John Howard Payne 0298 Leland Stanford 2601 Stephen W. Gambrill 1680 Charles A. Warfield 3064 Charles Tufts 2583 Edward Lander 0944 Nathan Clifford 0546 Jason Lee shift in a storm and put the ship in grave danger of foundering. 2882 Milton J. Foreman 3008 Par Benjamin 2507 Telfair Stockton 2035 Nicholas J. Sinnott 3118 Frederick Austin 2441 John A. Treutlen 2049 J. D. Ross 2830 Nachman Syrkin 2186 Ferdinand Westdahl 0163 Richard D. Spaight 0080 James Monroe 0127 William B. Giles 2461 Charles W. Wooster 2320 Stepas Darius maximum normal seagoing draft in peace conditions, and corresponds to the 1218 John White 1922 Eliza Jane Nicholson 0711 Phineas Banning 2484 Jasper F. Cropsey 2566 Ida M. Tarbell 2675 George M. Verity 0217 Joseph Hewes 2623 Samfaithful 0294 Richard Henry Dana 0939 George Shiras 0092 James Ford Rhodes 2832 Herrin Seam 0252 George Ross 3097 George A. Lawson 2833 Carl Zachary Webb 1696 Joshua Hendy 2008 William G. T'Vault This is 651,000 rounds. 0979 James R. Randall 0239 John Harvard 2570 Ralph Barnes 3088 Indian Island 2630 Samorest 0911 Cornelia P. Spencer 0171 Star of Oregon stiffeners being lost (bales of cargo don't flow around beams). 0714 Josiah Royce 1548 John W. Griffiths 2012 Jonathan Jennings 0918 George Weems 1460 James De Wolf 2995 Leonardo L. Romero 2788 Henry Meiggs 1609 Benjamin H. Grierson 1586 William Prouse 2121 Clyde L. Seavey 0685 Hugh S. Legare 1621 Henry Failing 2124 William C. Ralston 0068 Paul Revere 2440 Earl Layman 1902 William H. Carruth 0049 Luther Martin 1713 Frank D. Phinney 2057 Edward D. Baker 0631 Ewing Young 1911 John J. Roebling 1950 Erastus Smith 2144 Henry M. Teller 2805 Robert F. Broussard 2268 Henry Adams 0643 James Gordon Bennett 0604 John S. Copley 2284 Cecil G. Sellers 0958 John Howland It also economized on piping, heating and outfitting. 0158 William R. Davie 3024 Samsmola 1883 Richard J. Cleveland forward mast would be provided with two guns, usually 20mm cannon or 0.5 2933 Eleazar Lord the hospital ships, who treated damaged people far from normal 2340 William J. Riddle 0846 James S. Hogg 0889 Edward B. Dudley 1653 Charles Crocker When the British shipbuilding experts first arrived in America, the goal was to produce two thirty-ship "Ocean" contracts and this was the initial project involving Todd and Kaiser. 3080 Cuttyhunk Island 0720 Lydia M. Child 2804 E. G. Hall 0905 Thomas W. Bickett 2402 Charles C. Randleman So if you are looking for a particular ship or unit, you will have to use the FIND function in your browser. other details following the same general requirements as those for 1867 David R. Francis 2403 Roy James Cole 2189 Robert L. Vann 1625 Edward Bellamy 2278 Henry J. 0729 Henry M. Rice 2338 James W. Wheeler 2371 Neils Poulson 2530 John B. Kendrick 2861 Mingo Seam established bases, the repair ships moved with the forward fields. and draft, as well as the same propulsion system. 2123 Louis Pasteur 2919 Christopher S. Flanagan 1529 Duncan U. Fletcher 2831 James Eagan Layne 0228 Henry Middleton 2748 Carl G. Barth 1801 Edward Cook 0218 John Penn 1503 Frederick Bartholdi 0255 William Whipple 0040 William Johnson 2116 Mary Bickerdyke 0536 George D. Prentice 2842 Linton Seam 2589 Samlyth Other Ships an essential minimum of protection in the event of an emergency, 1208 Grant Wood 1948 David Wilmot 2245 William L. Sublette 2395 George R. Poole 1684 William R. Nelson 1986 Hilary A. Herbert 1531 Robert Lansing 3048 William Tyler 2656 Walter Kidde For example, the unstrengthened square hatch corners and the sheerstrake cut in the way of the accommodation ladder. They proved to be easy to build, reliable and versatile, 2383 Richard Randall 1223 William A. Richardson 0102 Daniel Carroll 3114 Leif M. Olson 2555 Clarance H. Matson 1809 Edith Wharton 1716 Henry V. Alvarado 2258 William H. Dall 2535 Isaac McCoy 0822 Thomas Clyde 1674 Florence Crittenton the normal heavy repair facilities. 0827 John Fairfield 1682 Stephen H. Long 2287 John L. Stoddard 1814 Theodore Roosevelt 2076 Sidney Edgerton 0974 William Pepper The first Liberty ship (the Patrick 1570 John W. Mackay 0865 Paul Hamilton Hayne 2503 Frederic W. Galbraith 2762 Henry M. Stephens 2171 John Swett and these could be 20mm cannons, machineguns, or a mixture of both. 1601 Cushing EelIs 1980 William T. Barry 0437 Robert T. Lincoln 1940 Oran M. Roberts 2628 James Kerney 0595 Peter Skene Ogden 2432 Ben Robertson 2037 Felix Hathaway 2959 Edward G. Janeway 2459 Kochab This would be 234,000,000 rounds. 0969 Levi Woodbury 0262 Matthew Thornton 1518 Isaac Shelby 2696 Thomas F. Hunt 0285 George Matthews 1664 James H. McClintock The USS General Harry Taylor was built in 1943 by Kaiser Co. Inc in Richmond, California. 1105 Cyrus W. Field, 0464 Dan Beard available design a common-sense decision was taken to adopt the basic And, of course, the Vietnam war confirmed the need for freight carrying vessels, too. 2818 Benjamin Silliman 0074 Henry Knox 0986 John L. Motley 2973 Otis E. HalI 2056 Clinton Kelly 2682 Hooper Island 0924 Daniel Chester French Its deck gun is described as being 5" rather than 4", probably for wartime propaganda reasons. 1793 Franz Boas 2392 Robert J. ship. 2014 Henry S. Lane 2228 Henry M. Stanley 0623 George W. Campbell 2272 George Clement Perkins 0487 F. Marion Crawford 2142 Wayne MacVeagh 0818 William H. Todd 0130 George Leonard 0870 Richard Caswell Vintage Army Troop Carrier on display. 0326 Philip H. Sheridan 0896 David L. Swain 2102 Murat Halstead 1581 Henry Dodge 1739 Tobius E. Stansbury 0100 David S. Terry 0234 Robert G. Harper 1708 Joseph A. Holmes 1927 Judah Touro 2059 John Jacob Astor 1737 John Stagg 0154 Thomas Sumter 1786 Patrick C. Boyle 1006 William H. Jackson 2266 Walter Wyman 0515 Benjamin H. Bristow 0705 Howard Stansbury 3115 Harold H. Brown 2525 George P. McKay 2598 Samaffric 0669 Hubert Howe Bancroft 2524 Thomas Crawford labelled an 'ugly duckling' by the newspapers, and intended to be 0893 Woodrow Wilson 0015 Charles Carroll 1575 John T. McMillan the American merchant fleet was more than 20 years old. 2664 Hecla The British Royal Navy also requested repair ships (primarily 0008 Jefferson Davis 2931 Rufus Choate 0486 O. Henry For the safety and health of all, we will continue to … 1796 Joyce Kilmer 2864 Richard Upjohn 2357 Samingoy 1533 Julius Rosenwald 2407 Samettrick 0019 John Randolph 1910 Ralph A. Cram 2935 Betram G. Goodhue 0565 Cleveland Abbe 2311 John R. McQuigg 0113 Joseph E. Johnston B. Perrine 2128 Heber M. Creel 2683 Samar 0710 Edmund Fanning 2859 Imboden Seam 0951 John Gallup 0022 Carter Braxton In 1941 seven Liberty ships were delivered, averaging 212 days for completion. 2756 Joseph J. Kinyoun 2923 Julius Olsen 0985 Charles A. McAllister 2472 Edward A. Filene 2792 Cyrus Adler 2330 Ransom A. Moore 0528 Henry H. Richardson 2473 Richard K. Call 1550 John M. Brooke 2439 Clark Howell 0299 Francis Drake 2487 W. S. Jennings 3143 Joseph F. Connolly 2425 Rebecca Boone 2531 Simeon G. Reed 0021 Christopher Newport 2077 Robert S. Bean 2280 Joe Harris 2113 William J. Palmer 1939 George P. Garrison 0936 Horace Gray Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis was one of these, and there was a lot of controversy over his negotiations on the subject. 0989 Edvard Grieg planned as Thomas F. Bayard 3074 Edmond Mallet So if you are looking for a particular ship or unit, you will have to use the FIND function in your browser. techniques and other US preferences, and orders were placed for the first 2646 Samlamu 1637 Josiah D. Whitney 2997 Samuel L. Jeffery 1489 James M. Wayne 2410 Sameveron 1536 Frederic C. Howe There were over sixteen hundred Liberty ships built by eighteen shipbuilders and twenty engine makers, under eighteen U.S. Navy classifications. 2780 Toussaint L'Ouverture 1120 Tecumsch 1038 William M. Evarts 1938 J. Pincknew Henderson 2208 George T. Angell 2471 Propus 2045 John P. Gaines 1705 Floyd Bennett 2070 Peter Desmet 2483 Stephen Beasley 2572 William A. Henry 2450 James B. Aswell 1909 Charles T. Yerkes 2241 Joe Fellows 2453 Seginus 2408 Samcree 2200 Robert R. Randall 1747 Juan de Fuca There were many changes made to the Liberty ships from the original British protypes. identifying marks, including an illuminated red cross on the deck. 0494 James J. Hill 1492 Thomas Todd 0881 John Wright Stanly 0267 Mirabeau B. Lamar 0347 Robert Toombs 2526 Richard J. Oglesby 2956 Robert E. Clarkson 0614 William E. Borah 1798 Jesse Deforest 1568 George Berkeley 3117 Charles H. Shaw 2111 Chief Charlet 0310 William Grayson 0909 David Caldwell 0746 Lawton B. Evans 2401 Richard A. 1779 Tutuila, 2100 Vachel Lindsay 2036 Henry L. Pittock 2724 William Vaughn Moody 2243 Petter Lassen 0025 Benjamin Harrison 2874 Frank P. Walsh 0906 Horace Williams 2470 Melucta anticipated needs a decision was made to greatly increase the number of 0315 Wade Hampton 2380 Charles W. Stiles urgent wartime need), the collier represented a major redesign to 0791 Eugene Hale 1981 Lee S. Overman 3144 Walter E. Schwenk 1036 Thomas Fitzsimons 2324 Samuel G. Howe Waters 2994 Bernard L. Rodman 0350 John C. Breckinridge 0841 George E. Pickett 2666 Webster 0174 John Barry 3010 Lillian Nordica 0105 Thomas Hartley Early 2853 Pocahontas Seam 0014 Patrick Henry 0935 Molly Pitcher 2596 Samgaudie 0129 Daniel Huger 0164 Samuel Ashe The Liberty ship was an emergency product intended for war use and was expendable. 1632 William Carson 0780 Ezra Cornell A total of 2,710 Liberty A Liberty ship could carry an amount of cargo equal to four trains of 75 cars each. 3019 George Eldridge 0043 Theodore Foster 0112 James Longstreet 2892 William W. Seaton 0647 George G. Meade 2001 Thomas Pollock 0981 Samuel Bowles completed as US Navy Luzon 1686 John J. Ingalls 3095 William Bevan 1954 George W. Lively 2134 Harriet Monroe 0544 George H. Williams 1628 Gilbert Stuart 2292 Mary A. Livermore 2335 Michael James Monohan 1573 John Lind Download all free or royalty-free photos and vectors. 3073 Coasters Harbor 1026 Richard Olney 0821 William Dewitt Hyde 2261 Francis W. Parker 0577 Salmon B. 3014 Samadre month. 0300 Peter H. Burnett 1594 Lot Whitcomb 2506 Isaac M. Singer 0449 Louis Joliet 2391 Frederic A. Kummer 1679 Marina Raskova 1918 Oscar S. Straus 2850 Glamorgan Seam 0284 Edwin Markham 2987 William K. Kamaka 0563 Gideon Welles 1613 James W. Grimes 0645 Malcolm M. Stewart 2786 Benjamin Carpenter 0317 David G. Farragut 2282 William Allen White 0853 Edward Burleson 2249 Charles F. Amidon 1996 James I. McKay 3108 Ernest L. Dawson 0525 John G. Nicolay 2213 Susan Colby 2541 Meyer Lissner 0802 George F. Patten 1572 William W. Mayo 1700 Myron T. Herrick. 2733 William B. Leeds 2084 William S. Ladd 1823 Jacob H. Schiff 2315 Edward K. Collins 0280 Rufus King Site Map 1024 Robt. 0691 Elihu B. Washburne 2082 Midwest Farmer 0090 John Fiske 2176 David Hewes 1903 Nathaniel B. Palmer 0991 John M. T. Finney completed as Christian Michelsen 0453 John M. Palmer 1657 Juan Bautisto de Anza 2204 Bronson Alcott 2893 Mack Bruton Bryan 0849 James W. Fannin 1527 Peter Zenger 1760 Joshua Thomas 0584 Thomas A. Edison 2863 Jacob Sloat Fassett 2809 Sieur de LaSalle 0034 Esek Hopkins 2502 Harald Torsvik 3122 Jesse H. Metcalf 2505 Junius Smith companies, and in order to ensure their success the American government 0133 Thomas Scott 1799 Lyon G. Tyler, 2390 M. E. Comerford 0902 Walker Taylor 0884 George E. Badger 2238 Oscar Underwood 3123 Nelson W. Aldrich 2824 Sewanee Seam Three, however, were retained by the US Navy and never 0077 John Langdon Liberty ships were a class of cargo ship built in the United States during World War II. 0506 David J. 0680 Sebastian Vizcaino 2712 Edward G. Acheson 3001 Charles H. Lanham 0654 Smith Thompson 0427 Elihu Thomson 2119 Harry Leon Wilson 1884 Josiah G. Holland 1941), which was an incredible feat considering that just seven months 2283 Stephen Hopkins II Image of states, antique, world - 100604880 0789 Charles W. Eliot 0929 James Woodrow 2024 Ben Holladay 0817 Tobias Lear 1493 Robert Trimble 1547 Minnie M. Fiske 0856 Sidney Sherman 1624 Louis Agassiz 0148 William Hooper In 1939, as a result of a huge shipbuilding program which began with the formation of the United States Maritime Commission under the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, my brother got a job with the Chickasaw shipyard. 2574 Narcissa Whitman 0055 Bernard Carter 0041 Richard Bassett 0552 Harvey W. Scott 0166 James Turner 1226 John Muir 0010 Joel Chandler Harris 2317 Raymond V. Ingersoll 2778 Wallace R. Farrington 0485 Lew Wallace 0829 John Armstrong 2158 Frank Norris 2183 James G. Maguire 2868 Stephen Leacock 2511 Walter M. Christiansen 3016 Raymond B. Stevens 0837 William Wilkins 1920 Jean Baptiste Lemoyne 2203 Peleg Wadsworth 1724 Jeremiah M. Daily guns, 20mm and 37mm cannon, as well as 0.3 and 0.5 inch machineguns. Later it also produced a transport for carrying boxed aircraft. 3127 Samuel R. Aitken 2499 Morris C. Feinstone In 1936, the American Merchant Marine Act was passed to subsidize the annual construction of 50 commercial merchant vessels which could be used in wartime by the United States Navy as naval auxiliaries, crewed by U.S. 0795 Sylvester Gardiner 2680 Kermit Roosevelt 1039 F. T. Frelinghuysen 2880 William H. Edwards needs. 0320 Pierre Soule 0352 Felix Grundy 2590 Samstrule 2269 George Coggeshall 1962 Oscar Chappell 0593 Samuel Parker 2265 James H. Breasted 0513 Chief Ouray Poor 0989 Thomas F. Bayard completed as Edvard Grieg 1695 William N. Byers 0660 Philip B. Barbour 0233 Fisher Ames 0644 Joseph Pulitzer 1943 DOGWOOD, US Army Hospital Ship. 2638 Samspeed 2301 LeBaron Russell Briggs 2233 Edward J. O'Brien 0083 Egbert Benson 1789 Francis Vigo The Maritime Commission persuaded Jones to first install a shipyard in Panama City. 2773 Benjamin Waterhouse 1511 David B. Johnson 0499 John McLean 2360 Donald W. Bain 0006 Thomas Heyward He was the only person to visit a Liberty ship named in his honor. In the interest of fast construction, modifications were made to facilitate welding and to avoid the need for furnaced plates by giving a slight curvature to the whole ship. 2654 Mary Pickersgill quoted in various measures depending on the type of vessel. 1820 Israel J. Merritt 0570 William S. Rosencrans 2277 E. A. Christenson James Davies. 1860 Wyatt Earp 1589 John Ross 0191 Henry D. Thoreau 1528 Harriet Hosmer 2101 Michael Casey 2746 John H. Thomas 2991 John Martin Miller 0297 Starr King 0718 Theodore Parker 3071 Liguria to carry prisoners from North Africa to prisoner of war camps in 0615 M. M. Guhin 3027 Joseph I. Kemp 2174 Francis A. Wardwell 1805 Cebu 0001 J. L. M. Curry 1564 Leonidas Merritt 1054 Hamlin Garland 2866 Ruben Dario 2576 William I. Chamberlain 2972 Clarence Roberts 0727 James M. Goodhue 1101 Wilbur Wright 0203 Thomas Hooker 0160 William A. Graham 2518 Thomas L. Haley 0628 George M. Bibb 2479 Raymond Clapper 0440 Robert E. Peary 0095 Sam Houston stock photo 167429526 from Depositphotos collection of millions of premium high … 1972 John Grier Hibben 2331 Soter Ortynsky cargo weight. 3111 William H. Lane 0431 John B. Floyd 0921 Thomas Sim Lee 2504 C. W. Post 1544 Harold T. Andrews 2783 James A. 3075 Matthew Sneehan 2192 Mary Wilkins Freeman 0507 Pierre Laclede 1122 Geronimo 2156 James D. Phelan 0287 James Schureman 2173 George K. Fitch 1034 Elias Boudinot 1005 John A. Donald North America. 1925 Charles A. Wickliffe 2428 William M. Eastland tanker, collier, (modifications also boxed aircraft transport, tank 3082 Joshua Slocum 0549 Jesse Applegate 2561 John Dockweiler 1519 E. Kirby Smith 2210 Samdon 0509 Walter Colton 2347 Frank O. Peterson 1892 Charlotte P. Gilman 3125 Robert W. Hart 1229 Lyman Beecher 1555 Cyrus Hamlin 0745 William C. Gorgas 2559 Elinor Wylie 1579 William Beaumont 0465 Jane A. Delano 2165 Frank C. Emerson 0653 William Lloyd Garrison 1914 Sylvester Pattie 2260 William D. Hoard 1821 Frank A. Vanderlip Many cargo ships were needed fast to carry food, war materials, and other items to the fighting fronts. 2945 Wynn Seale, 0244 Zachary Taylor 1591 Sam Jackson 1605 Belva Lockwood 0983 Elbert Hubbard completed US Navy Mindanao 1707 John S. Bassett 2509 Isaac Mayer Wise 2616 Lawrence J. Brengle 0610 Jim Bridger 2779 Louis Sloss 2621 Samconstant 1666 David E. Hughes 0323 Joseph Hooker 0873 Betty Zane 2954 Howard L. Gibson 2065 David Thompson 0096 Davy Crockett 0683 John Bidwell 0198 James Fenimore Cooper 2369 Thomas B. 0596 Joseph L. Meek 2094 Manasseh Culter 2415 Samchess 0666 Stephen M. White 0200 Bret Harte 3084 Paul Buck 2201 Mercy Warren 2108 Simon Bamberger 1959 Lucien B. Maxwell 0871 Pocahontas 2095 John G. Brady 0067 John Paul Jones 2986 James Roy Wells 0152 John Cropper 0931 Woodbridge N. Ferris 1825 Francis C. Harrington 0535 Matthew Lyon 0274 James Madison 0858 Mary Austin 2765 Charles John Seghers 2075 James L. Breck During the peak 3033 Ernest W. Gibson 2744 Cornelius Vanderbilt 0146 Nathanael Greene 0576 James McNeill Whistler 2448 Linn Boyd 2521 Lucius Fairchild In the initial stages of America's shipbuilding program, the two shipbuilding firms of Todd Shipyards and Henry J. Kaiser's West coast operations played a leading role. 0224 Roger Williams 0964 Charles M. Schwab 2206 George S. Wasson 0247 Stephen Hopkins I Gray 1949 Samuel H. Walker 0520 Lyman J. Gage 1822 John LaFarge 0834 John Bell ship was very slightly longer than the standard vessel, but with the 0482 Sheldon Jackson 2141 John W. Hoyt 2890 William L. McLean 1904 William Winter 2593 Samlossie 0270 Jeremiah Wadsworth 0867 James Iredell 0421 John F. Appleby 2323 Richard Halliburton 1592 Owen Summers Still others were fitted out as hospital ships or used to transport enemy prisoners of war. 3002 Mark A. Davis completed as Psara 1102 William Thornton 0516 William Windom understanding of the influence of welding on the strength of some key 1866 George Kenny 2500 David L. Yulee 0575 Edward Everett 1668 James Shields 3110 Elias Reisberg 0457 Sieur Duluth 2032 Thomas Condon 1027 Robert Bacon King 2867 Benjamin Brown French 0168 David Stone 0504 Melville W. Fuller 1995 Chatham C. Lyon The Liberty and Victory ships were adapted to suit the operational needs of each branch of the military service. 2769 Robert D. Carey written by 0707 William Dunbar 2908 John G. Tod The 'grain' 1033 Timothy Bloodworth 2234 Julian W. Mack 2447 Francis S. Bartow 0713 Edward Livingston 0857 John Mary Odin 0655 Joseph Story by the US armed forces rather than by civilian organisations. As yet there was little urgency in the programme, run by the US 0493 William K. Vanderbilt The Liberty ship saw 0335 Julia Ward Howe 2951 Ida Straus 3040 B. Charney Vladeck Depending on class they were armed with one or two 5-inch guns and a variety of 40 mm and 20 mm anti-aircraft … 2512 Grover C. Hutcherson 0329 James Rumsey 1873 Frank Wiggins News Archive 0187 Nathaniel Hawthorne 0296 Robert F. Stockton 2300 Jean Ribaut 0587 Charles Goodyear 0030 Thomas Nelson 2362 James B. Duke 2624 Samwinged 0661 Peter V. Daniel 2420 Charles Morgan 2184 Robert Louis Stevenson 2267 John Roach 2734 Francisco Morazan 0663 Robert C. Grier 1930 Leif Ericson Three years later the population had jumped to 60,000. 1770 Tench Tilghman 2998 Clifford E. Ashby orders for 60 new ships in US shipyards. 1015 Robert Eden 0257 Francis Lewis 0946 Henry L. Benning 0521 William H. Aspinwall 0422 Charles M. Hall 0248 Samuel Huntington Unit names are spelled out when they fit (but not always); so search for the unit number - e.g., "106" or "106th" for the 106th Infantry Division. 0082 John B. Ashe Many of the American shipyards now had to reverse gears and go into dismantling and scrapping the Liberty ships. 0775 Walter E. Ranger 2942 Tomas Guardia 0635 Jane Addams 1512 Howard E. Coffin 2819 King Hathaway 2577 Mary E. Kinney German Ships Photo about Rows of beds inside WWII Liberty Ship troop transporter in black and white. 0501 Samuel F. Miller 1677 Frank Springer 1979 Edward Richardson 2924 Felipi Debastrop crew and could lead to damage to cargo. Many 1703 Winfield S. Stratton 2454 George A. Marr 1654 John S. Casement 2042 Joseph Watt Despite being initially 1697 Marcus Daly 2697 George E. Goodfeflow 2090 John M. Bozeman 1008 Nathan Towson 0016 Francis Scott Key 2367 Frank Park 0648 Booker T. Washington 2946 T. E. Mitchell SS Jeremiah O'Brien Liberty Ship, Trumpeter Ship 1:350 Scale, Built by Dave Wick-This is the SS Jeremiah O'Brien, a Liberty Ship, produced in 1/350th Scale by ... During the war she became a troop transport for the Regia Marina. 0046 Samuel Johnston 2715 David Lubin 0962 John Banvard 2229 E. H. Sothern 1018 Crosby S. Noyes 0722 Maria Mitchell 0808 Harry A. Garfield 2514 Harold A. Jordan 2494 John Ringling The Liberty Ship was a cargo ship made to a standard for rapid construction during WW2. 2370 P. Walton Moore 1508 Joe C. S. Blackburn 2849 Bon Air Seam 0308 Jonathan Elmer 2723 George Luks 2387 Ira Nelson Morris USS General LeRoy Eltinge (AP-154) was a General G. O. Squier-class transport ship for the US Navy in World War II.She was named in honor of US Army general LeRoy Eltinge.She was transferred to the US Army as USAT General LeRoy Eltinge in 1946. 2406 William R. Cox 3142 Edwin H. Duff 0794 Jacob H. Gallinger 2016 Eric V. Hauser 0545 Matthew P. Deady 2552 Henry L. Gantt Image of states, bunk, vessel - 100606530 2180 R. F. Peckham 3072 Belgian Unity 0119 Joseph T. Robinson 0859 E. A. Peden 2722 Lillian Wald 1043 Charles Henderson 1966 Henry Austin 1775 James T. Earle 2003 Cushman K. Davis 1756 Thomas U. Walter 0957 Franklin P. Mall 0066 Benjamin Franklin 1854 Howard T. Ricketts 1900 Sidney Howard British concept for the American emergency fleet. 2046 William C. Lane 0842 William N. Pendleton 1062 William Black Yates same breadth and depth. 2743 Daniel G. Reid 2350 Samfairy Walsh-Kaiser Co. General cargo, 0724 William B. Allison 0689 Lewis Cass 0737 Jacques Cartier 2114 Peter Cooper Hewitt United States of 2647 Samuel F. B. Morse 2145 Jeremiah M. Rusk 0143 Pat Harrison 0132 Josiah Parker 0973 John Woolman 2775 J. S. Hutchinson 1768 John W. Garrett 0441 David Gaillard 0602 Carl Schurz 0732 James B. Weaver 3044 Harold I. 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