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Builder
Hull No.
Original
Name
(Type)
USMC
No.
Way
No.
Keel Laid
Launch
Delivery
Days on
Ways
Days in
Water
Total Days
Allocated
To
Disposition
1105James M. Wayne
(Liberty)
148911942 July 61943 Mar. 131943 May 725055305Waterman Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1967
2106William B. Woods
(Liberty)
149021942 July 211943 Apr. 71943 May 3126054314A.H. Bull & Co.Torpedoed, lost off Palermo, Italy in 1944
3107Joseph R. Lamar
(Liberty)
149131942 Aug. 11943 Apr. 291943 June 1727149320A.G.W.I. Lines, Inc.Scrapped in 1961
4108Thomas Todd
(Liberty)
149241942 Aug. 141943 May 191943 June 3027842320Standard Fruit Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1971
5109Robert Trimble
(Liberty)
149351942 Aug. 291943 June 211943 July 2029629325A.G.W.I. Lines, Inc.Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1963
6110John Catron
(Liberty)
149461942 Sept. 31943 July 111943 July 3131120331American Foreign Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1972
7111John McKinley
(Liberty)
149511943 Mar. 231943 July 311943 Aug. 2013020150Dichman, Wright & PughScrapped in 1967
8112John A. Campbell
(Liberty)
149621943 Apr. 131943 Aug. 141943 Aug. 3112317140Moore-McCormack Lines, Inc.Scrapped in 1968
9113John M. Harlan
(Liberty)
149731943 May 51943 Aug. 291943 Sept. 1611618134Moore-McCormack Lines, Inc.Scrapped in 1966
10114Howell E. Jackson
(Liberty)
149841943 May 221943 Sept. 61943 Sept. 2510719126Marine TransportScrapped in 1962
11115Edward D. White
(Liberty)
149951943 June 221943 Sept. 201943 Sept. 309010100A.H. Bull & Co.Scrapped in 1970
12116Horace H. Lurton
(Liberty)
150061943 July 121943 Oct. 71943 Oct. 19871299Cosmopolitan Shipping Co.Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1968
13117Henry W. Grady
(Liberty)
150111943 July 311943 Oct. 221943 Oct. 3083891Wilmore Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1971
14118James A. Whetmore
(Liberty)
150221943 Aug. 141943 Oct. 301943 Nov. 11771289William J. Rountree Co., Inc.Scrapped in 1967
15119Frederick Bartholdi
(Liberty)
150331943 Aug. 291943 Nov. 91943 Nov. 20721183West India Steamship Co.Wrecked off the Hebrides in 1943; then scrapped
16120John B. Gordon
(Liberty)
150441943 Sept. 61943 Nov. 161943 Nov. 26711081T.J. Stevenson & Co., Inc.Scrapped in 1961
17121Edward P. Alexander
(Liberty)
150551943 Sept. 211943 Nov. 231943 Nov. 3063770Wilmore Steamship Co.Sold for private use in 1947; wrecked in 1963
18122Robert Battey
(Liberty)
150661943 Oct. 81943 Nov. 301943 Dec. 10531063Cosmopolitan Shipping Co.Wrecked off Mindanao, the Phillipines, in 1945; then refloated
19123Patrick H. Morrissey (completed as Samdee)
(Liberty)
150711943 Oct. 231943 Dec. 91943 Dec. 1747855Loaned to Great BritainSold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1967
20124Joe C. S. Blackburn
(Liberty)
150821943 Oct. 301943 Dec. 151943 Dec. 27461258Black Diamond Steamship Co.Converted to a floating dock in 1968
21125John B. Lennon
(Liberty)
150931943 Nov. 101943 Dec. 221943 Dec. 3142951Smith & JohnsonSold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1968
22126George G. Crawford
(Liberty)
151041943 Nov. 161944 Jan. 11944 Jan. 13461258American Range-Liberty Lines Co.Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1971
23127David B. Johnson
(Liberty)
151151943 Nov. 231944 Jan. 131944 Jan. 24511162Wilmore Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1968
24128Howard E. Coffin
(Liberty)
151261943 Nov. 301944 Jan. 211944 Jan. 31521062South Atlantic Steamship Co.Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1962
25129R. Ney McNeely
(Liberty)
151311943 Dec. 91944 Jan. 291944 Feb. 10511263South Atlantic Steamship Co.To U.S. Navy as a Yard Auxillary General ship in 1955; scrapped in 1973
26130Benjamin H. Hill
(Liberty)
151421943 Dec. 161944 Feb. 71944 Feb. 19531265A.L. Burbank Co.Scrapped in 1971
27131Joseph M. Terrell
(Liberty)
151531943 Dec. 231944 Feb. 141944 Feb. 26531265R.A. Nichol & Co.Scrapped in 1966
28132Robert R. Livingston
(Liberty)
151641944 Jan. 31944 Feb. 211944 Feb. 2949857A.H. Bull & Co.Scrapped in 1962
29133Samalness
(Liberty)
151751944 Jan. 151944 Feb. 291944 Mar. 11451156Loaned to Great BritainSold for private use in 1947; sunk in 1951
30134Isaac Shelby
(Liberty)
151861944 Jan. 221944 Mar. 61944 Mar. 18441256Smith & JohnsonWrecked Rome, Italy in 1945; scrapped in 1948
31135Samfairy
(Liberty)
235011944 Jan. 311944 Mar. 161944 Mar. 28451257Loaned to Great BritainSold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1969
32136Samfoyle
(Liberty)
235121944 Feb. 81944 Mar. 231944 Mar. 3144852Loaned to Great BritainSold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1968
33137Samfinn
(Liberty)
235231944 Feb. 141944 Mar. 311944 Apr. 13461359Loaned to Great BritainScrapped in 1962
34138Samvigna
(Liberty)
235341944 Feb. 221944 Apr. 81944 Apr. 20461258Loaned to Great BritainScrapped in 1960
35139Samselbu
(Liberty)
235451944 Mar. 11944 Apr. 161944 Apr. 26461056Loaned to Great BritainMined and lost off Belgium in 1945
36140Samleyte
(Liberty)
235561944 Mar. 71944 Apr. 201944 Apr. 2944953Loaned to Great BritainScrapped in 1960
37141Samaustral
(Liberty)
235611944 Mar. 161944 Apr. 281944 May 13431558Loaned to Great BritainSold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1971
38142Samingoy
(Liberty)
235721944 Mar. 241944 Apr. 301944 May 13371350Loaned to Great BritainSold for private use in 1947; wrecked and scrapped in 1967
39143Samlorian
(Liberty)
235831944 Apr. 11944 May 141944 May 26431255Loaned to Great BritainSold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1966
40144Samoland
(Liberty)
235941944 Apr. 101944 May 201944 June 9402060Loaned to Great BritainSold for private use in 1947; wrecked in 1955; rebuilt; scrapped in 1968
41145Donald W. Bain
(Liberty)
236051944 Apr. 171944 May 251944 June 17382361Norton Lilly ManagementSold for private use in 1947; wrecked in 1951; then rebuilt; scrapped in 1969
42146Augustine B. McManus
(Liberty)
236161944 Apr. 211944 June 101944 June 24501464William J. Rountree Co., Inc.Scrapped in 1970
43147James B. Duke
(Liberty)
236211944 Apr. 291944 June 191944 June 30511162Wessel Duval Co.Scrapped in 1972
44148W.P. Few
(Liberty)
236321944 May 11944 June 221944 July 3521163Isbrandtsen Steamship Co., Inc.Wrecked in 1945; scrapped in 1959
45149Alexander S. Clay
(Liberty)
236431944 May 151944 June 301944 July 15461561South Atlantic Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1970
46150F. Southall Farrar
(Liberty)
236541944 May 221944 July 41944 July 20431659Union Sulphur Co.Scrapped in 1966
47151James W. Cannon
(Liberty)
236651944 May 251944 July 121944 July 26481462International Freighting Corp. Inc.Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1963
48152Frank Park
(Liberty)
236761944 June 101944 July 211944 July 31411051U.S. Navigation Co.Scrapped in 1962
49153Eugene T. Chamberlain
(Liberty)
236811944 June 191944 Aug. 11944 Aug. 13431255Isbrandtsen Steamship Co., Inc.Scrapped in 1969
50154Thomas B. King
(Liberty)
236921944 June 231944 Aug. 71944 Aug. 19451257Wessel Duval Co.Scrapped in 1970
51155R. Walton Moore
(Liberty)
237031944 July 11944 Aug. 141944 Aug. 26441256Parry Navigation Co.Scrapped in 1961
52156Niels Poulson
(Liberty)
237141944 July 61944 Aug. 181944 Sept. 5431861Dichman, Wright & PughMined off Gorgona, Italy in 1946; scrapped in 1948
53157Arthur J. Tyrer
(Liberty)
237251944 July 131944 Aug. 221944 Aug. 3140949Grace LinesScrapped in 1972
54158Cassius Hudson
(Liberty)
237361944 July 221944 Aug. 311944 Sept. 14401454Alcoa Steamship Co., Inc.Mined and lost off Trieste, Italy in 1946
55159Lunsford Richardson
(Liberty)
237411944 Aug. 21944 Sept. 91944 Sept. 22381351William J. Rountree Co., Inc.Scrapped in 1961
56160Johan Printz
(Liberty)
237521944 Aug. 71944 Sept. 181944 Sept. 29421153Parry Navigation Co.Scrapped in 1971
57161Charles S. Haight
(Liberty)
237631944 Aug. 151944 Sept. 231944 Oct. 3391049Marine Transit Co.Wrecked Cape Ann, Mass. in 1946; then scrapped
58162R. J. Reynolds
(Liberty)
237741944 Aug. 191945 Sept. 301944 Oct. 12421254Black Diamond Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1958
59163Duncan L. Clinch
(Liberty)
237851944 Aug. 221944 Oct. 61944 Oct. 20451459American Export Co.Mined and lost Le Havre, France in 1945
60164Abigail Gibbons
(Liberty)
237961944 Sept. 11944 Oct. 121944 Oct. 25411354American Foreign Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1971
61165Charles W. Stiles
(Liberty)
238011944 Sept. 91944 Oct. 181944 Oct. 31391352Seas Shipping Co., Inc.Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1969
62166Murray M. Blum
(Liberty)
238121944 Sept. 191944 Oct. 251944 Nov. 7361349Mississippi Shipping Co., Inc.Scrapped in 1971
63167Laura Bridgman
(Liberty)
238231944 Sept. 231944 Oct. 301944 Nov. 13371451Seas Shipping Co., Inc.Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1968
64168Richard Randall
(Liberty)
238341944 Oct. 21944 Nov. 41944 Nov. 16331245Isbrandtsen Steamship Co., Inc.Scrapped in 1964
65169Edward R. Squibb
(Liberty)
238451944 Oct. 61944 Nov. 91944 Nov. 21341246West India Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1971
66170John H. Hammond
(Liberty)
238561944 Oct. 131944 Nov. 151944 Nov. 27331245William J. Rountree Co., Inc.Mined Elba, Italy in 1945; scrapped in 1948
67171Albert K. Smiley
(Liberty)
238611944 Oct. 201944 Nov. 211944 Nov. 3032941International Freighting Corp. Inc.Scrapped in 1965
68172Ira Nelson Morris
(Liberty)
238721944 Oct. 261944 Nov. 251944 Dec. 8301343Seas Shipping Co., Inc.Scrapped in 1965
69173George W. Norris
(Liberty)
238831944 Oct. 311944 Dec. 21944 Dec. 12321042Prudential Steamship Corp.Wrecked and lost off Japan in 1946
70174Arthur M. Hulbert
(Liberty)
238941944 Nov. 41944 Dec. 61944 Dec. 16321042Alcoa Steamship Co., Inc.Scrapped in 1967
71175M. E. Comerford
(Liberty)
239051944 Nov. 101944 Dec. 121944 Dec. 2032840Merchants & Minors Trans. Co.Scrapped in 1970
72176Felix Reisenberg
(Liberty)
239161944 Nov. 161944 Dec. 141944 Dec. 26281240American West African LineSold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1972
73177Robert J. Banks (Vadso)
(Liberty)
239211944 Nov. 211944 Dec. 201944 Dec. 30291039Nortaship (Norwegian government)Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1967
74178William F. Jerman
(Liberty)
239321944 Nov. 271944 Dec. 231944 Dec. 3126834Black Diamond Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1960
75179William Cox
(Liberty)
239431944 Dec. 41944 Dec. 301945 Jan. 10261137Blidberg Rothchild Co., Inc.Scrapped in 1968
76180George R. Poole
(Liberty)
239541944 Dec. 71945 Jan. 81945 Jan. 19321143Stockard Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1958
77181Harold O. Wilson
(Liberty)
239651944 Dec. 121945 Jan. 121945 Jan. 24311243U.S. Navigation Co.Sold for private use in 1947; wrecked and scrapped in 1960
78182James Bennett Moore
(Liberty)
239761944 Dec. 151945 Jan. 191945 Jan. 31351247A.L. Burbank Co.Scrapped in 1971
79183Halton R. Carey
(Liberty)
239811944 Dec. 211945 Jan. 251945 Feb. 7351348American Liberty SteamshipScrapped in 1963
80184Harold Dossett
(Liberty)
239921944 Dec. 261945 Jan. 301945 Feb. 15351651Norton Lilly ManagementScrapped in 1971
81185Patrick S. Mahony
(Liberty)
240031944 Dec. 301945 Feb. 101945 Feb. 22421254Black Diamond Steamship Co.Scrapped in 1960
82186Richard A. Van Pelt (Belgian Equality)
(Liberty)
240141945 Jan. 91945 Feb. 171945 Feb. 28391150Atlantic Overseas Corp.Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1969
83187Charles C. Randleman
(Liberty)
240251945 Jan. 151945 Feb. 251945 Mar. 13411657American Foreign Steamship Co.Wrecked and lost off the Philippines in 1945
84188Roy James Cole
(Liberty)
240361945 Jan. 231945 Feb. 281945 Mar. 17361753Blidberg Rothchild Co., Inc.Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1970
85189Patrick B. Whalen
(Liberty)
240411945 Jan. 291945 Mar. 151945 Mar. 30451560Isbrandtsen Steamship Co., Inc.Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1967
86190Lock Knot
(Knot)
2474 1945 Feb. 51945 Mar. 231945 June  119American Export Lines Co.To the U.S. Army as the Pvt. George J. Peters in 1947; to the National Defense Reserve Fleet in 1950
87191Ring Splice
(Knot)
2475 1945 Feb. 131945 Apr. 121945 June  137American Export Lines Co.Scrapped in 1971
88192Sinnet
(Knot)
2476 1945 Feb. 201945 Apr. 211945 July  147U.S. Lines Co.Scrapped in 1970
89193Crown and Diamond
(Knot)
2477 1945 Feb. 271945 Apr. 281945 Aug.  157Lykes Brothers Steamship Co., Inc.To U.S. Army in 1947 as Capt. Arlo L. Olsen; to U.S. Navy in 1950 as AK 245; to National Defense Reserve Fleet in 1958; scrapped in 1971
90194Bell Ringer
(Knot)
2478 1945 Mar. 21945 May 81945 Aug.  162Waterman Steamship Co.Sold for private use in 1947; scrapped in 1978
91195Rigger's Eye
(Knot)
2479 1945 Mar. 201945 May 221945 Aug.  160U.S. Lines Co.Scrapped in 1972
92196Span Splice
(Knot)
2480 1945 Apr. 21945 May 291945 Sept.  163Lykes Brothers Steamship Co., Inc.Sold for private use in 1970; then converted to floating storage
93197True Knot
(Knot)
2481 1945 Apr. 161945 June 61945 Oct.  180Marine Transport Lines, Inc.Sold for private use in 1970; then converted to floating storage
94198Shell Bar
(Knot)
2482 1945 Apr. 301945 June 191945 Sept.  151Moore-McCormack Lines, Inc.Sold for private use in 1970; then converted to the drill ship, Canmar Explorer II
95199Mooring Hitch
(Knot)
2483 1945 May 71945 June 281945 Oct.  169States Marine Corp.Sold for private use in 1972; converted to drill ship Hurricane
96200Tag Knot
(Knot)
2484 1945 May 151945 July 141945 Sept.  137American Export Lines Co.Scuttled with obsolete ammo in 1965
97201Coastal Mariner
(Knot)
2726 1945 May 261945 Aug. 111945 Oct.  158A.H. Bull & Co.Sold for private use in 1948
98202Coastal Captain
(Knot)
2727 1945 May 311945 Aug. 171945 Oct.  166A.G.W.I. Line, Inc.Sold for private use in 1948
99203Coastal Ranger
(Knot)
2728 1945 June 71945 Aug. 251945 Dec.   North Atlantic & Gulf Steamship Co.Sold for private use in 1948; scrapped in 1969
 204-214[Cancelled]
(Knot)
2729-2739         

Liberty ship: EC2-S-C1
Knot ships: C1-M-AV1

Sources

Brunswick-Golden Isles Visitors Bureau. Brunswick, Georgia, and the Building of Liberty Ships. Brunswick, Ga.: Brunswick-Golden Isles Visitors Bureau, n.d.

Maritime Business Strategies, "J.A. Jones Construction Company, Brunswick Ga.: Record of WWII Shipbuilding," Biloxi, Miss.: Maritime Business Strategies, n.d. (online resurce) http://www.coltoncompany.com/shipbldg/ussbldrs/wwii/merchantshipbuilders/jonesbrunswick [cited June 16, 2005].

Thompson, Peter, "Data set for 'How Much Did the Liberty Shipbuilders Learn? New Evidence for an Old Case Study,' Journal of Political Economy, 109(1):103-137 (February 2001)," Miami: Florida International University, n.d., (online resource) http://www.fiu.edu/~thompsop/data/liberty/lotus_data.html [cited June 16, 2005].