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‘L IBERTY’ CARGO SHIP

F EATURE A RTICLE

written by
James Davies
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KEY I NFORMATION
Country of Origin: United States of America
Manufacturers: Alabama Dry Dock Co, Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards Inc, California Shipbuilding Corp,
Delta Shipbuilding Co, J A Jones Construction Co (Brunswick), J A Jones Construction
Co (Panama City), Kaiser Co, Marinship Corp, New England Shipbuilding Corp, North
Carolina Shipbuilding Co, Oregon Shipbuilding Corp, Permanente Metals Co, St Johns
River Shipbuilding Co, Southeastern Shipbuilding Corp, Todd Houston Shipbuilding
Corp, Walsh-Kaiser Co.
Major Variants: General cargo, tanker, collier, (modifications also boxed aircraft transport, tank transport,
hospital ship, troopship).
Role: Cargo transport, troop transport, hospital ship, repair ship.
Operated by: United States of America, Great Britain, (small quantity also Norway, Belgium, Soviet
Union, France, Greece, Netherlands and other nations).
First Laid Down: 30th April 1941
Last Completed: 30th October 1945
Units: 2,711 ships laid down, 2,710 entered service.
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C ONTENTS
‘Liberty’ Cargo Ship ...............................................................................................................1
Key Information .......................................................................................................................1
Contents.....................................................................................................................................2
Introduction...............................................................................................................................4
Background.........................................................................................................................4
The Tonnage War..............................................................................................................5
The Liberty Ship Programme..........................................................................................5
Impact of Liberty Ships on the War...............................................................................6
Development.............................................................................................................................7
Britain Builds ‘Emergency’ Ships..................................................................................7
The American ‘Emergency’ Programme is Born .........................................................7
General Cargo Vessel Type EC2-S-C1 .........................................................................8
Liberty Ship Profile .........................................................................................................11
Variants....................................................................................................................................12
Tanker Type Z-ET1-S-C3 ..............................................................................................12
Tanker Profile ...................................................................................................................14
Collier Type EC2-S-AW1..............................................................................................15
Collier Profile ...................................................................................................................16
Operational Use......................................................................................................................17
Overview...........................................................................................................................17
Gallant Ships ....................................................................................................................18
SAM Ships........................................................................................................................19
Liberty Ship Fates ...........................................................................................................21
Wartime Liberty Ship Losses..................................................................................21
Overall Liberty Ship Fates .......................................................................................22
Specifications (As-Built)......................................................................................................23
Major Modifications..............................................................................................................24
Passenger Transport ........................................................................................................24
Hospital Ship ....................................................................................................................27
Repair Ship .......................................................................................................................28
Tank Transports and Boxed Aircraft Transports........................................................29
Appendix A: Surviving Examples ......................................................................................30
Jeremiah O’Brien............................................................................................................30

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John W Brown..................................................................................................................32
Lane Victory.....................................................................................................................32
Appendix B: Production Figures.........................................................................................33
Ship Construction Distribution .....................................................................................33
Ship Construction Time, 1942 – 1945.........................................................................34
Ship Construction Time, Individual Shipyards..........................................................35
Appendix C: Ship Histories ................................................................................................36
General Cargo Type EC2-S-C1 ....................................................................................36
Alabama Dry Dock Co .............................................................................................36
Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards ...............................................................................38
California Shipbuilding Corp ..................................................................................58
Delta Shipbuilding Co ..............................................................................................73
J A Jones Construction Co (Brunswick)................................................................79
J A Jones Construction Co (Panama City)............................................................82
Kaiser Co ....................................................................................................................86
Marinship Corp ..........................................................................................................87
New England Shipbuilding Corp ............................................................................88
North Ca rolina Shipbuilding Co .............................................................................99
Oregon Shipbuilding Corp....................................................................................107
Permanente Metals Co Yard ................................................................................. 122
Southeastern Shipbuilding Corp ..........................................................................142
St Johns River Shipbuilding Co ........................................................................... 146
Todd Houston Shipbuilding Corp ........................................................................150
Walsh-Kaiser Co..................................................................................................... 159
Tanker Type Z-ET1-S-C3 ........................................................................................... 160
California Shipbuilding Corp ............................................................................... 160
Delta Shipbuilding Co ........................................................................................... 162
Collier Type EC2-S-AW1........................................................................................... 164
Delta Shipbuilding Co ........................................................................................... 164

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INTRODUCTION

Background
It is said of the armed services that amateurs study tactics, whilst professionals study logistics. This truism
highlights the fact that wars can only be won if the fighting services receive the supplies they need at the time
that they need them. For many of the nations involved in the Second World War these supplies had to travel
across the seas at least once, and often twice or more, before they reached their ultimate destination. These
supplies were carried in the merchant ships of nearly all countries of the world, even those who were 'neutral' in
the war.
Island nations (such as Great Britain and Japan) relied heavily on imports to sustain their manufacturing industry
and to provide food for the population, as well as on coastal traffic to move materials around the country. Many
other nations were also dependant to a greater or lesser extent on the sea. Germany required oil, iron ore and
small quantities of other key materials for use in manufacturing, as well as luxuries for the population (coffee,
for example). The United States of America relied heavily on oil and coal shipments around the coast, as well as
benefiting greatly from international trade in the completed products. The Australian and New Zealand
economies were built around food exports (predominantly to Britain), and Canada too had significant trade
passing through her ports.
In those days before widespread 'flags of convenience', ships usually flew the flag of the nation where the
owners of the vessel were based. Ships could expect treatment at sea or in port to be directly influenced by the
flag flown, and could expect as a right the assistance of the navy of the nation to which they belonged. In return
for this protection nations had the right to requisition ships flying their flag in time of war.
The relative sizes of the merchant navies on the outbreak of war in Europe are shown below. The relative
importance of sea trade to a nation is approximately in proportion to the size of its merchant fleet. (Over 90% of
the ‘British Empire’ ships were registered in the UK).
Figure 1: Size of the World Shipping Fleets (1939)

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The Tonnage War


The hopes for German victory at sea were founded on winning a tonnage war. The concept of a tonnage war is
to sink more ships than the enemy can build. Every ship lost is important not because the cargo carried in that
ship does not reach its destination, but because all future cargoes that might have been carried by that ship also
do not reach their destination. If there are no replacement ships, imports gradually decline, leaving industry
without materials and / or the population without food. If replacement ships are available, the loss of ships
causes only distress to the families involved and minor inconvenience to industry from the occasional loss of a
particularly important cargo.
At the start of the war the British and Commonwealth shipyards were filled to capacity with warships, and there
was little remaining capacity for building merchant shipping. Some ships were acquired from other nations,
however as much of the world’s fleet was already trading with the British Empire there was only limited
opportunity to gain ships from elsewhere. In this environment the tonnage war was hugely successful. In 1940,
for every 2,000 tons of Allied and neutral ships built, 9,000 tons were sunk. In 1941 the ratio was significantly
better, at 4,000 tons built for every 9,000 tons sunk, but still clearly unsustainable (see Figure 2).
Figure 2: Ratio of Losses (All Causes) to New Construction

During 1942-1943 the tonnage war faltered, then finally failed. There was no single reason for this, however the
improvement in the number and experience of escorts and the widespread adoption of technological
breakthroughs were important factors, as was the secret war fought by the code breakers. Also of great
importance was the massive increase in the shipbuilding capacity of America, of which the Liberty Ship formed
the foundation.

The Liberty Ship Programme


In 1936, well over 90% of the American merchant fleet was more than 20 years old. In order to ensure that
America possessed a fleet that was adequate to meet the future anticipated needs a decision was made to greatly
expand America's merchant fleet. The fleet was to be owned and operated by American companies, and in order
to ensure their success the American government decided to subsidise the building costs and operating expenses
of the ships. As yet there was little urgency in the programme, run by the US Maritime Commission.
In 1941, faced with war already underway in Europe and an expectation of war with Japan, there was seen to be
a need to expand the pre-war programme with a ship that could be built rapidly. The Liberty ship design was
chosen to meet this immediate need. Eighteen new shipyards were built to meet the demand, and a workforce
was trained to handle the construction. It was a project on a massive scale, undertaken with great speed and
efficiency. The first Liberty ship (the Patrick Henry) was launched on 27 September 1941 (and completed on 30
December 1941), which was an incredible feat considering that just seven months previously neither shipyard
nor workforce existed to build her.

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The ships suffered from some initial structural problems, particularly related to the lack of understanding of the
influence of welding on the strength of some key elements (such as hatch corners), however once the problems
were understood they were soon fixed. Less easy to fix was the 'stiffness' of the ships - they had a rapid roll
motion which was uncomfortable for the crew and could lead to damage to cargo. This could be partially offset
by putting solid ballast in the 'tween decks, thereby raising the centre of gravity and reducing the 'stiffness'.
Unfortunately, if not stowed properly (and sometimes even when stowed properly) this ballast could shift in a
storm and put the ship in grave danger of foundering.
A total of 2,710 Liberty ships were completed (with one more being burnt out on the slipway and never
completed). This huge total almost defies the imagination when considering the resources that must be
employed to produce this number. Putting it in perspective, 1,088 Curtis Hawk fighters were produced,
approximately 2,900 M16 half-tracks, and 398 Elco PT boats. During the peak building period (March 1943 to
December 1943) over 100 were completed per month.
Despite being initially labelled an 'ugly duckling' by the newspapers, and intended to be expendable if necessary,
the ships eventually caught the imagination of the public. They proved to be easy to build, reliable and versatile,
exceeding even the most optimistic expectations for their overall contribution to the war effort.

Impact of Liberty Ships on the War


The impact of the Liberty Ship on the Tonnage War can be clearly seen in the graph below (Figure 3). This
graph shows the ratio of losses to new buildings if the Liberty ships had not been built. This graph can be
directly compared to Figure 2 above.
Figure 3: Ratio of Losses (All Causes) to New Construction (Excluding Liberty Ships)

As can be seen, without the Liberty ship 1942 would have been a worse year (for the Allies) than 1941, largely
due to the losses off the American East coast in the first half of the year. The Liberty ship programme began to
tail off in 1944, with Victory ships replacing Liberty ships as the new-build of choice. Even without this new
tonnage, however, the Allies would have been winning the tonnage war at all times from 1943 onwards.

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DEVELOPMENT

Britain Builds ‘Emergency’ Ships


Having filled her large shipyards with warships, Britain had a pressing need to find new merchant tonnage to
offset the losses of those being sunk. Ships were built wherever there was space in British territories, with those
built in Britain bearing the prefix ‘Empire’ and known as ‘Empire’ ships, whilst those built in Canada bore the
prefix ‘Fort’ and ‘Park’. Many different designs for those ships existed, however one devised by the J L
Thompson & Sons yard had been specifically modified for mass production. This was based on a pre-war design
for the Dorington Court, and resulted in a general cargo ship of around 10,000 tons deadweight and a speed of
11 knots. The first wartime ship of this type was the Empire Liberty (launched on the 28th August 1941), and
these were known as the ‘North Sands’ type.
Desperate for new tonnage, in late 1940 British representatives (including one from the Thompson yard) took the
Empire Liberty plans to America to try to persuade the American government to let Britain place orders for 60
new ships. The Americans agreed, however no space existed in shipyards to allow them to be built and it was
decided to build two new shipyards to meet the British need. These ships bore the prefix ‘Ocean’, with the first
ship (the Ocean Vanguard) being launched on 15th October 1941.

An aerial view of the California Shipbuilding yard.

The American ‘Emergency’ Programme is Born


Simultaneous with the decision to build ships for the British was a decision to rapidly expand the US merchant
fleet, however the choice of a design appropriate for mass production was a difficult one. The previous ships
built by the US Maritime Commission were of a very high quality (but not suited to mass production), in stark
contrast to the British wartime designs (which deliberately emphasised speed of construction), and there was
considerable resistance to the idea of lowering standards to build ships rapidly. Faced, however, with an urgent
need, little time and a sound and readily available design a common-sense decision was taken to adopt the basic
British concept for the American emergency fleet. This design was modified somewhat to further aid mass
production and to suit American building techniques and other US preferences, and orders were placed for the
first 200 of these ships in early 1941.
As with the ‘Ocean’ ships, no shipyards existed to build these vessels and a total of nine new shipyards were
announced (including the two required to build the British vessels). Later expansions resulted in even more
shipyards, and a total completed fleet of 2,710 ships.

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Prefabricated section en route to the Robert E Peary.


Liberty ships are famous for their all-welded construction, extensive use of prefabrication and the application of
production-line techniques to shipbuilding. Contrary to legend, these were not the first ships to make use of
mass-production techniques as the Hog Island type had also applied similar principles during the First World
War. Nevertheless, the techniques used when building Liberty ships resulted in a production rate far in advance
of what was thought possible before the Second World War, with some ships being launched just days after the
keel had been laid (the Robert E Peary was launched just four days after the keel was laid, and was completed
only three days later).

General Cargo Vessel Type EC2-S-C1


The Liberty ship was 441 feet 6 inches long overall, with a maximum beam of 57 feet and a depth of 37 feet 4
inches.
Liberty ships had five cargo holds, three forward of the accommodation and two aft, and the deck was designed
with minimal obstructions so that cargo could be carried on top of the holds. In common with marine
convention, holds are numbered from forward to aft, with number one hold being the most forward. Three masts
supported booms for cargo handling. Initially these had a lifting capacity of five tons, however this was soon
increased to 50 tons for the number two hold and to 15 or 30 tons for the number four hold.
The single machinery space was located below the accommodation, although there was a slight overlap forward
over the number three hold. This space contained two boilers and a triple expansion steam engine. A single
propeller was fitted (normal practice in merchant ships) which gave a speed of 11 knots (comparable with many
general cargo vessels of the day).
Fuel oil was carried in the inner bottom tanks (just above the keel of the ship) and settling tanks were to port and
starboard of the machinery space (settling tanks are used to allow impurities in the fuel, such as water, to settle
out before the fuel is used). Oil (either cargo or fuel) could also be carried in deep tank number three, which was
located just aft of the machinery space. There were a total of three deep tanks, with number one and two located
beneath hold one. All deep tanks could carry dry cargo, with an option for water ballast in deep tanks one and
two.

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Liberty ship main engine.


Weapons were provided for defence. Previously, rules of war had required arma ment on merchant vessels to be
restricted to 'abaft the beam' but in view of the German failure to follow agreed protocols for protecting merchant
seamen armament was provided that could also fire ahead. The weapons provided varied considerably, and
could include four inch and three inch guns, 20mm and 37mm cannon, as well as 0.3 and 0.5 inch machineguns.
The largest gun (generally a four inch) would typically be fitted at the stern, and would be flanked by two
smaller guns. There would usually be four guns on the superstructure, and these could be 20mm cannons,
machineguns, or a mixture of both. One gun would be placed either side of the forward mast (two guns total),
usually 20mm cannon or 0.5 inch machineguns. A single three inch gun would often be fitted on the bow.
Many variants on this typical arrangement existed, with additional guns fitted in other areas (such as two or four
guns added adjacent to the second mast), or the arrangements changed from those described above (such as
replacing the single bow gun with two 37mm cannon). As with all ships during the war, the armament tended to
increase as the war progressed, especially if service with the advance elements in the Pacific campaign was
expected.

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Stern gun on a Liberty ship.


Accommodation was provided for 81 people. This was initially intended to be 45 crew and 36 gunners, however
changes in this arrangement were not uncommon. There were four lifeboats, two with capacity for 25 people
and two with a capacity for 31 people. At first one, then later both, of the 25-man boats were provided with a
motor. Motors are used in lifeboats only to get clear of a sinking ship, as insufficient fuel could be carried for a
long voyage. Motor lifeboats are expected to tow the other boats clear also.
This basic design was suitable for modification, with changes being made after launch (and often after
completion) to produce troop ships, hospital ships and repair ships. These modifications are discussed in the
'Major Modifications' section. In addition, two main variants were produced - the Liberty tanker and the Liberty
collier. These two vessels are discussed in the 'Variants' section.

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VARIANTS
There were two major variants of the Liberty ship produced - the tanker and the collier. These ships are treated as
variants rather than modifications because the ships were built from the keel up for these specific roles.

Tanker Type Z-ET1-S-C3


The Liberty tanker was proposed in late 1942 as a response to the need to transport more oil (due to the US entry in
to the war) and offset the large losses amongst the existing tanker fleet. The initial intention was to both convert
existing cargo ships and build specific new tonnage as tankers, however the conversion plan was soon abandoned.
The tanker was very similar to the standard cargo ship, with the same length, breadth and draft, as well as the same
propulsion system. It deliberately retained dummy or redundant deck equipment to prevent these ships from being
identified as tankers (and so prevent them from being specifically targeted), and the necessary piping was concealed.
The deception was further aided by the ability of these ships to carry deck cargo.
Internally, there were also few changes. The major change was the addition of two pump rooms, forward and aft of
the machinery space. Pump rooms are used during cargo discharge, to pump the cargo up from the tanks to the shore
facility. This reduced the available space in what used to be the number three hold. The two deep tanks under
number one hold were removed (adding their volume to the available cargo space), and part of the number three deep
tank was used in the forward pump room.
The remaining spaces were provided with additional subdivision. Vertical oil-tight bulkheads were placed at the
edges of what used to be the hatches, producing trunks down to the second deck, with bulk of the oil cargo being
carried below the second deck. All the pipework, manifolds and valves were placed in to the void spaces created
between the second deck and the weather deck, hiding them from view. The previous number one, two, four and
five holds were subdivided transversely (ie across the ship) near to the centreline of the previous hatch covers, and
all holds were divided longitudinally (forward and aft) down the centreline of the ship.
The resulting tanker had a total of eighteen tanks for carrying oil: tanks number one, two, three, four and five (port
and starboard) forward of the accommodation (a total of ten spaces) and tanks six, seven, eight and nine (port and
starboard) aft of the accommodation (eight spaces).
Either light fuel oil (petrol) or heavy oil could be carried in the forward tanks, with heavy oil only in the aft tanks.
The piping arrangement allowed different cargo to be carried forward and aft, and it was also arranged to allow the
aft cargo to be pumped via the forward pump room (and vice-versa) if necessary.
The vents for the tanks were at the top of the masts, and the forward tanks (the light oil tanks) were also provided
with pressure relief valves and flame arrestors (to prevent an external flash fire from travelling back down to the
tanks through the venting system). Aft tanks did not require this as the heavy oil did not produce high levels of
vapour. All tanks had a steam smothering system (to put out fires in the tanks), heating coils (heavy oil does not
flow without being heated) and a tank cleaning system (tanks are normally cleaned after discharging every cargo,
both to prevent future cargo contamination and to free the vessel of potentially explosive residual gas).

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The Liberty tanker Porcupine.


All tankers are very difficult ships to sink. They are designed to carry liquid with a very similar density to water (oil
is approximately 98% of the density of water), and a hole in the side (such as one caused by a torpedo) simply
replaces one liquid with another. Indeed, as cargo tanks are filled to above the waterline, a hole in the side causes the
cargo to flow out and the ship effectively becomes lighter, raising it up out of the water rather than making the ship
sit lower in the water. Unladen tankers have such a reserve of buoyancy that they are almost impossible to sink
unless structural failure occurs.
For laden tankers the major danger is from fire, as burning petrol (gasoline) leaking out from the side can quickly
spread around the ship preventing the crew from escaping (modern lifeboats are now totally enclosed and fitted with
a sprinkler system to enable tanker crews to escape if the worst does happen). Heavy oil is difficult to set alight
(attempts to burn off the oil using napalm following the loss of the Torrey Canyon in 1967 failed), and does not flow
well, and tankers carrying heavy oil were very safe ships to sail on. Ships carrying petrol (gasoline) were, however,
extremely vulnerable, and a torpedo hit could easily cause the ship to be trapped in the middle of a burning pool,
leaving the crew no way of escape.
A total of 62 tankers were produced, although after the war was over most were converted to dry cargo vessels. The
tankers are listed in the 'Production Figures' section.

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Collier Type EC2-S-AW1


In contrast to the Liberty tanker (which was produced with minimal changes to meet an urgent wartime need), the
collier represented a major redesign to meet anticipated peacetime requirements. The existing east coast collier fleet
was old (only two were less than 20 years old) and new tonnage was needed to secure the supply of coal for the
future.
The Liberty collier's outward appearance had little in common with the standard Liberty ship. The main change was
the relocation of all machinery aft. This was a much more efficient arrangement that reduced the space 'lost' to the
propeller shaft and ensured that the cargo was carried in the parts of the ship where the hull was shaped least (this is
generally more efficient for cargo stowage, and reduces the likelihood of damage when discharging cargo with
grabs).
As far as possible, standard Liberty ship components were used. The ship was very slightly longer than the standard
vessel, but with the same breadth and depth. This meant that many of the standard Liberty plates and structural
members could be used for the hull, although some new components were needed.
Despite the radically different appearance, in fact there were many similarities between the two vessels. The aft
machinery space was placed in what used to be the number five hold, retaining the dimensions of the original hold.
In to this space was fitted the same propulsion machinery as was installed as the standard vessel, with some
relatively minor modifications to ensure that it could fit in the new space.
As with the original vessel, the collier had five cargo holds, although the 'tween decks were necessarily removed and
replaced with a simple structural member running along the side of the ship at the place where the 'tween deck would
otherwise have met the hull. The forward (number one) hold retained the two deep tanks at its base, and additional
wing tanks were provided in holds two to five. These wing tanks were triangular, being created by adding angled
plate between the deck openings and the place where the 'tween deck used to meet the hull (this space would
otherwise have been wasted, and in fact added significant structural strength). These wing tanks were used to carry
water ballast when the vessel was empty.
A third deep tank was provided aft of hold number two, on top of which sat the forward accommodation. Double
bottom tanks were retained under holds two, three, four and five. Fuel oil was normally carried in the double
bottoms beneath holds three, four and five, although it could also be carried in number three deep tank and number
two double bottom. Number three deep tank and number two double bottom were normally used for ballast.
Accommodation and lifesaving arrangements were different to the standard vessel. The forward accommodation
contained the deck officers, with the remainder of the crew being housed in the aft accommodation. Two small (13
person) lifeboats were provided for the deck officers forward, with two 52 person boats (equipped with motors)
provided aft. Accommodation was designed for a crew of 46, although space was available for gunners should they
be required.
This type of ship is very vulnerable, as the cargo is very dense and so there is a lot of empty space in a cargo hold
(this space is needed to provide enough buoyancy to allow the ship to carry the heavy cargo). A hole in the ship fills
this empty space with water, eliminating the reserve of buoyancy, although the cargo stays in the ship . Compare this
with tankers, where a hole causes one liquid to flow out and be replaced by another - in colliers (and other similar
ships carrying heavy cargo in bulk, such as iron ore carriers) the weight of the cargo remains, and a torpedo hit often
caused the ship to go down in seconds.
A total of 24 colliers were produced, and these are listed in the 'Production Figures' section.

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OPERATIONAL U SE

Overview
The operational history of the Liberty ship is a microcosm of the histories of all Allied merchant ships during World
War Two. Their tasks mirrored those of the merchant service as a whole, in many respects an 'average' ship doing
the normal tasks of merchant vessels in wartime. Therein lies their greatness however, as when you examine these
'normal' tasks you find a rich history of brave deeds, carried out by civilians in an environment which is hazardous in
peacetime and unimaginably more deadly in wartime.

Liberty ship in the North Atlantic.


The Liberty ship saw service all over the world: they we re present in the Atlantic and Russian convoys; they
anchored off the beachheads in North Africa, Europe and in the Pacific islands; they carried food to civilians as well
as supplies and equipment to the armed forces; as hospital ships they treated the wo unded; they transported prisoners
away from the fighting; they evacuated rescued Allied prisoners from Asia; in perhaps their most welcome role, they
brought the troops home again after the fighting was over.
Of the 2,710 ships completed, 253 were lost during the war, a loss rate of 9%. The wide cause of losses shows the
wide range of hazards that these ships were exposed to. Losses occurred due to kamikazes, torpedoes, surface raider
guns, aircraft bombs, collisions (made more likely with blacked-out ships travelling close together in convoy) and to
the weather (an ever-present hazard, even during wartime).
Even more striking is the loss rate for ships completed before the end of June 1942. The battle of the Atlantic
appeared to be in the balance until early 1943, when U-boat losses began to rise sharply, and ships completed up to
mid-1942 underwent one year of service during this hazardous time. Of the 153 ships completed before 1st July
1942, a total of 34 were lost before the end of April 1943 (and 47 before the end of the war). At 22% loss for this
short period, and 31% before the end of the war, this was a loss rate significantly higher than the overall loss rate for
the class. Considering that these ships only served through part of one of the two U-boat ‘happy times’, it gives
some indication of the carnage that the U-boats were causing to merchant shipping in the early years of the war.

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Gallant Ships
The US government recognises exceptional courage by a ship and her crew in the form of Gallant Ship Awards.
Seven Liberty ships were given Gallant Ship Awards, the Stephen Hopkins, Adoniram Judson, Samuel Parker,
William Moultrie, Marcus Daly, Virginia Dare and the Nathaniel Greene. The citations for these awards are
repeated below. What follows is the actual text of the citations, not a description of what happened - the ‘fog of war’
has caused a few errors to slip in. Nevertheless, there is no doubt that these (and many other) civilian seamen were
extremely courageous.
Stephen Hopkins Early on the morning of September 27, 1942 two German raiders suddenly appeared out of the
morning mist to attack the SS Stephen Hopkins. Heavy guns of one raider pounded her hull,
and machine gun fire from the other sprayed her decks at close quarters. The lightly armed
merchantman exchanged shot for shot with the enemy, placing thirty-five shells into the water
line of one of the raiders until its crew was forced to abandon their sinking ship. The gun
commander was mortally wounded early in the action, and all of the gun crew were killed or
wounded when an enemy shell exploded the magazine of their gun. At the explosion, Edwin
O'Hara ran aft and single-handed served and fired the damaged gun with five live shells
remaining in the ready box, scoring direct hits near the water line of the second raider setting
it on fire. O'Hara was mortally wounded in this action. With boilers blown up, engines
destroyed, masts shot away, and ablaze from stem to stern, the gallant merchantman finally
went under carrying O'Hara and several of his fighting shipmates with her.
The stark courage of her crew in their heroic stand against overpowering odds caused her
name to be perpetuated as a Gallant Ship.
Adoniram Judson In October 1944, the SS Adoniran Judson, the first US Merchant ship to dock at Tacloban,
Leyte during the initial invasion of the Philippines, provided the principal air cover for the
landing area for two days until joined by other ships of the expedition. Her guns, manned by a
skilful and courageous crew, defeated vigorous and continuous attacks by enemy planes in a
series of heroic actions. During this period she unloaded steel airfield landing mats and other
military materiel vital to the success of the operation.
The stark courage of her stalwart crew against overpowering odds caused her name to be
perpetuated as a Gallant Ship.
Samuel Parker For six months, beginning February 1943, SS Samuel Parker was in continuous service in the
Mediterranean transporting troops and materiel which contributed immeasurably to the
successes of the North African Campaign and the invasion of Sicily. Throughout this period
she was subjected to numerous enemy attacks and, though badly battered, in every case she
emerged victorious.
The stark courage of her gallant crew - in battle and in heroic rescues - caused her name to be
perpetuated as a Gallant Ship.
William Moultrie Emerging victoriously from an extremely battered convoy, numbering many sunken ships, SS
William Moultrie arrived at the scheduled North Russian port and discharged her vitally
needed cargo. Expert manoeuvring and coordinated gun control during the highly
concentrated submarine and bombing attacks over a period of one week prevented crew
casualties and brought the series of actions to a successful conclusion.
The stark courage of her heroic crew in defeating a relentless enemy caused her name to be
perpetuated as a Gallant Ship.
Marcus Daly In October 1944, the SS Marcus Daly was one of the first United States Merchant ships to
dock at Tacloban, Island of Leyte, during the initial invasion of the Philippines. For six days
and nights, her guns, manned by a skilful and courageous crew, defeated vigorous attacks by
enemy planes in a series of heroic actions. In December 1944, she again engaged enemy
bombers and suicide planes and emerged victorious.

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The stark courage of her stalwart crew against overwhelming odds caused her name to be
perpetuated as a Gallant Ship.
Virginia Dare For 17 days SS Virginia Dare, loaded with high explosives, was en route to and in a North
Russian port where her vital cargo was discharged. Throughout this period she repelled
countless enemy bomb and torpedo attacks by accurate fire from her guns and by skilful
manoeuvring. On a subsequent voyage she was torpedoed in the Mediterranean but, through
smart seamanship, was beached and her valuable cargo salvaged.
The stark courage of her heroic crew under violent enemy attacks caused her name to be
perpetuated as a Gallant Ship.
Nathaniel Greene During a long voyage to North Russia, SS Nathaniel Greene was under incessant and violent
attack by enemy planes and submarines. In most gallant fashion, and in spite of many crew
casualties, she consistently out-manoeuvred and out-fought the enemy, finally discharging her
vital cargo at the designated port. After effecting temporary repairs to her battered hull and
rigging, she took part in the North African Campaign. Bound for her last port, with limited
cargo, she was torpedoed, and in a sinking condition was successfully beached.
The stark courage of her heroic crew in battle against overpowering odds caused her name to
be perpetuated as a Gallant Ship.
Outside of these awards there remains many stories of interest. One example is the Robert F Hoke, a ship that would
not sink and went for three and a half years with an un-repaired torpedo hole in her side before being discarded.
Another is the Charles Willson Peale, who fought off the attack of U199.

SAM Ships
Many Liberty ships were transferred to other nations, the largest number being to the British. All the British ships
(except the Adolph S Ochs, named after a famous New York Times editor, who retained her original name after
lobbying) were named with the prefix 'Sam', officially indicating that the ship had the 'superstructure aft of midships',
however it is impossible to believe that the connection with 'Uncle Sam' was merely a coincidence.

View of a Liberty ship from the Hunt class destroyer HMS Badsworth.

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The SAM ships were:


Adolph S Ochs Sambre Samearn Samingoy Samoine Samskern Samtruth
Samadang Sambrian Sameden Saminver Samois Samsmola Samtucky
Samadre Sambridge Samesk Samite Samokla Samsoaring Samtweed
Samaffric Sambuff Samettrick Samjack Samoland Samson Samtyne
Samakron Sambur Sameveron Samkansa Samoresby Samspeed Samur
Samalness Samburgh Samfairy Samkey Samos Samspelga Samuta
Samana Sambut Samfaithful Samlamu Samota Samsperrin Samuta
Samannan Samcalia Samfeugh Samlea Samothrace Samspring Samvannah
Samara Samcebu Samfield Samleven Samouri Samsteel Samvard
Samarina Samchess Samfinn Samleyte Samouse Samstrae Samvern
Samarinda Samcleve Samfleet Samlistar Samovar Samstrule Samvigna
Samaritan Samclyde Samflora Samlong Sampa Samsturdy Samwake
Samariz Samcolne Samforth Samlorian Sampan Samsurf Samwash
Samark Samconon Samfoyle Samlossie Sampenn Samsuva Samwater
Samarkand Samconstant Samfreedom Samlouis Sampep Samsylarna Samwinged
Samarovsk Samcree Samgallion Samloyal Sampford Samsylvan Samwis
Samaustral Samcrest Samgaudie Samluzon Samphill Samtampa Samwye
Samavon Samdak Samglory Samlyth Samphire Samtana Samyale
Samaye Samdaring Samhain Sammex Sampler Samtay Samyork
Sambalt Samdart Samharle Sammont Samport Samteviot Samythian
Sambanka Samdauntless Samholt Samneagh Samrich Samthar Samzona
Sambay Samdee Samhope Samnegros Samsacola Samtorch
Samblade Samderry Samhorn Samnesse Samselbu Samtredy
Sambo Samderwent Samida Samnethy Samsette Samtrent
Samboston Samdon Samidway Samneva Samshee Samtroy
Sambrake Samdonard Samindoro Samnid Samsip Samtrusty

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Liberty Ship Fates


Wartime Liberty Ship Losses

1942 1943 1944 1945 Total


Submarine Torpedo 17 58 27 12 114
Submarine Gun 5 4 2 0 11
Surface Vessel 2 1 3 0 6
Aircraft 2 11 14 3 30
Kamikazi 0 0 4 1 5
[Note 1]
Mine 1 1 8 18 28
[Note 2]
Marine 2 11 14 19 46
Other 0 3 8 2 13
Total 29 89 80 55 253

Note 1: 5 ships were lost to mines post-war whilst 1 was lost to a mine on an unknown date, and these losses are not
included in the above figures.
Note 2: Marine losses relate to the normal hazards experienced by ships when going about their business. They
include grounding, collision, foundering, fires, cargo handling incidents and other non-wartime causes of loss.

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Overall Liberty Ship Fates

Fate Number of Vessels


Submarine Torpedo 114

Submarine Gun 11

Surface Vessel 6

Aircraft 30

Kamikazi 5

Mine 34

Marine [Note 1] 280

Scrapped 1556

US Reserve Fleet [Note 2] 434


[Note 3]
Other 241
[Note 4]
Total 2711

Note 1: Marine incidents relate to the normal hazards experienced by ships when going about their business. They
include grounding, collision, foundering, fires, cargo handling incidents and other non-wartime causes of loss.
Note 2: This table represents the status of ships in 1970. It is expected that all ships in the reserve fleet will now
have been disposed of (mostly scrapped).
Note 3: Includes vessels that were still operating in 1970.
Note 4: Includes one ship burnt out on slipway before launch.

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SPECIFICATIONS (A S-BUILT )
Cargo Tanker Collier
Dimensions
Displacement (Max.) 14,245 tonnes 14,245 tonnes 14,730 tonnes
Length (OA) 441 ft 6 in (129.81 m) 441 ft 6 in (129.81 m) 443 ft 7.5 in (130.43 m)
Length (pp) 417 ft 8.75 in (122.82 m) 417 ft 8.75 in (122.82 m) 417 ft 8.75 in (122.82 m)
Length (WL) 427 ft (125.52 m) 427 ft (125.52 m) 429 ft 3 in (126.20 m)
Beam 57 ft (16.76 m) 57 ft (16.76 m) 57 ft (16.76 m)
Draft [Note 1] 27 ft 8 7 /8 in (8.16 m) 27 ft 8 7 / 8 in (8.16 m) 28 ft 7 1 / 8 in (8.41 m)
Block Coefficient 0.745 0.745 0.744
Propulsion 2500 hp 2500 hp 2500 hp
Speed 11 kts 11 kts 11 kts
Cargo Capacity
Deadweight [Note 2] 10,856 tonnes 10,674 tonnes 11,047 tonnes
Gross tonnes 7,176 tonnes 7,219 tonnes 6,643 tonnes
Cargo volume [Note 3] 562,608 ft 3 grain (14,297 m3 ) 272,978 ft 3 (6,937 m3 ) 472,799 ft 3 (12,015 m3 )
499,573 ft 3 bale (12,695 m3 ) 64,826 barrels
Miscellaneous
Armament [Note 4] Varies Varies No information
Compliment 81 81 46
Note 1: Draft quoted is maximum normal seagoing draft in peace conditions, and corresponds to the maximum
displacement. This draft may be exceeded in coastal or inland waterways, or by overloading during wartime.
Unladen ships will have a significantly lower draft.
Note 2: As well as cargo weight, deadweight also includes the weight of stores, fuel and other consumables,
although on a cargo ship the 'deadweight' is dominated by cargo weight.
Note 3: Cargo volume is quoted in various measures depending on the type of vessel. The 'grain' measurement is for
general dry cargo vessels, and indicates the total volume of the holds, excluding any structural items or fittings (grain
fills in all corners and around structural members). The 'bale' measurement is again for general dry cargo vessels,
however it measures volume up to the stiffeners on the inside of the hull, with space between stiffeners being lost
(bales of cargo don't flow around beams). The 'barrel' is quoted for oil carriers, although in the modern world oil is
now normally measured by the ton.
Note 4: The armament provided varied considerably, and could include four inch and three inch guns, 20mm and
37mm cannon, as well as 0.3 and 0.5 inch machineguns. The largest gun (generally a four inch) would typically be
fitted at the stern, and would be flanked by two smaller guns (such as two single 20 mm cannon). There would
usually be four gun positions on the superstructure, and these could be 20mm cannons, machineguns, or a mixture of
both. The forward mast would be provided with two guns, usually 20mm cannon or 0.5 inch machineguns. On the
bow would often be a single three inch gun. Many variants on this typical arrangement existed, with additional guns
being fitted in other areas (such as two or four guns added adjacent to the second mast), or the arrangements changed
from those described above (such as replacing the single bow gun with two 37mm cannon).

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MAJOR MODIFICATIONS
Modifications were made to many ship to fit them for special purposes, such as hospital ships, troop transportation
and repair ships. These ships are considered as modifications rather than variants as the ships were first launched
(and often completed) as a standard Liberty ship, before being refitted for these new roles.
Post-war many changes were made to the ships, besides the obvious removal of armament. The major change
generally involved the cargo handling arrangements, customising it to handle specific cargoes ranging from liquefied
gas to modern cargo containers. Several ships were lengthened, and others converted to barges. There are even
occasional examples of two halves of different ships being joined together to make a new vessel.

Passenger Transport
Large amounts of additional transportation were required at relatively short notice to carry prisoners from North
Africa to prisoner of war camps in North America. This transportation was to be provided by converting existing
cargo vessels, with the original plan calling for the ships to carry 308 prisoners, however this was later raised to 504
(although about half the ships retained the lower 308 person capacity).
The conversion was relatively simple, with the vessels retaining their essential character as cargo ships, but with
five-tier bunks added, along with facilities to provide food, drinking water, environmental control and sanitation. To
provide an essential minimum of protection in the event of an emergency, additional lifeboats, liferafts and
lifejackets were provided, people were generally not accommodated below the waterline and two emergency escapes
were installed from each compartment.
The ships were retained for carrying American troops later in the war, although the accommodation was improved.
The reduction in bunk height from five to three reduced the capacity to 350 people, although this programme was not
complete when the war in Europe was won. Another re-think resulted in requirements for the capacity to be
increased to 550 people, and this programme had nearly been completed when the war in the Pacific ended. It
should be noted that the nominal carrying capacity of the ships was often exceeded for special purposes, particularly
for voyages over short distances.
The following ships were converted to carry up to 550 people.
A P Hill George H Thomas John Milledge Reverdy Johnson
Abraham Lincoln George Handley John Murray Forbes Richard Bassett
Alexander Graham Bell George Leonard John P Mitchell Richard Jordan Gatling
Alexander Lillington George M Bibb John S Pillsbury Richard Rush
Alfred Moore George Shiras John Sergeant Robert Dale Owen
Ambrose E Burnside George W Campbell John Stevens Robert F Stockton
Andrew Furuseth George W McCrary John Sullivan Robert H Harrison
Andrew Hamilton George W Woodward John Trumbull Robert M T Hunter
Andrew Moore Gideon Welles John W Brown Samuel Adams
Archbishop Lamy Grenville M Dodge John Walker Samuel Ashe
Asa Gray Hannis Taylor Johns Hopkins Samuel Griffin
Benjamin Huntington Haym Salomon Jonathan Edwards Samuel Johnston
Benjamin R Milam Helen Hunt Jackson Jonathan Elmer Samuel Livermore

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Bernard Carter Henry Baldwin Jonathan Grout Smith Thompson


Betty Zane Henry Groves Connor Jonathan Trumball Solomon Juneau
Big Foot Wallace Henry Middleton Jonathan Worth Stephen A Douglas
Booker T Washington Henry Ward Beecher Joseph Alston Tabitha Brown
Bret Harte Hilary A Herbert Joseph Gale Tarleton Brown
Button Gwinnett Horace Binney Joseph H Hollister Thaddeus Kosciuszko
Caleb Strong Howard A Kelly Joseph H Nicholson Thomas B Robertson
Calvin Coolidge Irvin MacDowell Joseph Hooker Thomas Cresap
Charles Brantley Aycock Isaac Sharpless Joseph Leidy Thomas Johnson
Charles Goodyear James B Richardson Joseph N Teal Thomas Nelson Page
Clark Mills James Barbour Joseph T Robinson Thomas R Marshall
Conrad Weiser James Ford Rhodes Joseph Warren Thomas W Bickett
Cornelius Gilliam James G Blaine Josiah Bartlett Thomas W Hyde
Cornelius Harnett James Hoban Justin S Morrill Timothy Dwight
Daniel H Hill James J Hill King S Woolsey Tristram Dalton
Daniel H Lownsdale James Jackson Lambert Cadwalader Walter E Ranger
Daniel Huger James Monroe Leland Stanford Walter Forward
David G Farragut James Moore Levi Woodbury Ward Hunt
Edward Rutledge James Russell Lowell Lincoln Steffens William A Graham
Elbridge Gerry James Turner Louis McLane William B Giles
Eleazar Wheelock James W Fannin Louisa M Alcott William B Travis
Emma Willard James Whitcomb Riley Lucretia Mott William Blount
Esek Hopkins Joaquin Miller Luther Martin William Cushing
Ethan Allen Joel Chandler Harris M M Guhin William D Moseley
Eugene Hale John B Hood Marion McKinley Bovard William D Pender
Ezra Cornell John Blair Marshall Elliott William F Cody
F Marion Crawford John C Breckinridge Matthew Maury William Few
Felipe De Neve John Cropper Mayo Brothers William Floyd
Felix Grundy John Dickinson Mirabeau B Lamar William H Jackson
Francis Amasa Walker John E Schmeltzer Moses Austin William L Smith
Francis L Lee John Fiske Nicholas Gilman William Mulholland
Francis Marion John Harvard Noah Webster William S Young
George B McClellan John Hathorn Paine Wingate William T Barry
George Bancroft John Howland Peter J McGuire Zebulon Pike

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George Davis John Jay Peter Minuit


George G Meade John Lawson Pierre L'Enfant
George H Dern John M Morehead Pierre Soule
The ships remaining to be converted to the higher capacity are listed below.
Colin P Kelly, Jr Isaac Coles Richard Olney James W Nesmith
William Rawle James W Marshall Paul Hamilton William S Rosecrans
John Banvard Theodoric Bland James Iredell Samuel J Tilden
John L Motley Benjamin Contee John Harvey Edward Bates
James McCosh Joshua Seney Elihu Yale Samuel Huntington
In addition, other ships underwent more extensive modification. These ships never operated as cargo vessels, rather
they were completed as troopships instead of cargo ships immediately after launch. These vessels were:
Robert Treat Paine William M Evarts Lindley M Garrison Lew Wallace
Benjamin Goodhue Thomas Sumter John W Weeks Henry Bergh
F A C Muhlenberg Joseph Hewes De Grasse James B Francis
Jane Addams Kemp P Battle Christopher Greenup Prince Georges
Carlos Carrillo Edward Richardson George Flavel John B Floyd
Livingston John C Ainsworth Henry Failing J H Kinkaid
Charles Lummis Carl Schurz Cushman K Davis
Kenmore Sacajawea George W Julian
Once the war had ended, many standard liberty ships were converted to carry troops home. This was a once-only
voyage, with the facilities being removed on arrival in America and the ships returning to normal cargo service.
These vessels are not included amongst those named above.

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Hospital Ship
Hospital ships provided valuable service, bringing aid to injured people far from permanent medical facilities. The
vessels were essentially floating hospitals, with operating theatres, wards and other details following the same
general requirements as those for shore -based hospitals. As with the troopships, additional lifeboats, liferafts,
lifejackets and escape route was installed, and as an additional precaution patients were berthed a maximum of two
decks below the lifeboats. Although not officially listed as cargo vessels, they did in fact carry medical supplies to
forward areas (in line with international law).

The hospital ship St Olaf.


Following international conventions the ships were provided with clear identifying marks, including an illuminated
red cross on the deck.
The Liberty ships converted to hospital ships were:
Blanche F Sigman Dogwood Jarrett M Huddleston (formerly the Samuel F B Morse)
John F Meany ( formerly the Zebulon B Vance) St Olaf Wisteria

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Repair Ship
In a similar way to the hospital ships, which treated damaged people far from normal facilities, repair ships were
built to maintain equipment away from the normal heavy repair facilities.
Aircraft in particular require frequent heavy maintenance to ensure their continued operation. As the island-hopping
campaign moved closer to Japan, and further from established bases, the repair ships moved with the forward fields.

Aircraft repair ship Brigadier General Alfred J Lyon.


The Liberty ships converted to aircraft repair ships were:
Brigadier General Clinton W Russell Brigadier General Alfred J Lyon Brigadier General Asa N Duncan
Major General Herbert A Dargue Major General Robert Olds Major General Walter R Weaver
The British Royal Navy also requested repair ships (primarily intended to maintain warships), and five were built to
meet their needs. Three, however, were retained by the US Navy and never entered British service. The Liberty
ships converted to repair ships were:
Assistance Diligence Dionysus [Note 1] Laertes [Note 1] Xanthus [Note 1]
Note 1: Vessel retained by US Navy

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Machine shop aboard an aircraft repair ship.

Tank Transports and Boxed Aircraft Transports


These ships were designed to handle heavier loads than the standard Liberty ship, catering for items of up to 30 tons,
and four hatches replaced the normal five. Besides these modifications they were little changed from the standard
liberty ship, although they were directly operated by the US armed forces rather than by civilian organisations.
The ships were:
Albert M Boe Francis J O'Gara Joseph V Connolly Samuel R Aitken
Barney Kirschbaum Frank Flowers Lorenzo C McCarthy Sarah J Hale
Cardinal O'Connell Frank O Peterson Mary Ball Stephen R Mallory
Charles A Draper Frederic C Howe Mary Cullom Kimbro Tom Treanor
Charles H Cugle Frederick E Williamson Michael James Monohan Vernon S Hood
Claude Kitchin J Howland Gardner Nathan B Forrest Walter F Perry
Dudley H Thomas James F Harrell Ora Ellis Walter W Schwenk
Edgar E Clark James G Squires Rafael R Rivera Warren P Marks
Edward W Burton James W Wheeler Raymond Van Brogan Wesley W Barrett
Edwin D Howard John Barton Payne Robert F Burns William B Wilson
Edwin H Duff John L McCarley Robert W Hart William J Riddle

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APPENDIX A: SURVIVING EXAMPLES


Two Liberty ships survive in their original form – the Jeremiah O'Brien and the John W Brown. Also very worthy of
note is the Lane Victory – a Victory ship of the same era as the Liberty ships.

Jeremiah O’Brien

The Jeremiah O’Brien.


The Jeremiah O’Brien was originally built in 1943, and after serving through the war years in the Atlantic, off
Normandy and in the Pacific before being mothballed in the US Reserve Fleet in 1946. She remained there for 33
years until, in 1979, the National Liberty Ship Memorial Inc restored her to life. The Jeremiah O’Brien is now
berthed in San Francisco, and is generally open to the public on all but major holidays from 9 am until 3 pm
(weekdays) or 4 pm (weekends).

The boilers of the Jeremiah O’Brien.

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She is in excellent condition, fully functional and once a month the engines are started to give the public a chance to
hear the sound of a Liberty ship engine. She also occasionally takes the public for a cruise around San Francisco
bay, the last occasion being in October 2000, with the next tentatively planned for May 2001.

The engine of the Jeremiah O’Brien.


The public have access to many areas of the ship, which is kept as far as possible in her original condition. The
original coal-burning galley stove has been retained, as has the original radio equipment, all in working order. So
well has she been maintained that she was able to make an Atlantic crossing for the 50th anniversary of D-Day, and
was the only ship present which had also been present in 1944.

The wheelhouse of the Jeremiah O’Brien.


For more information about the Jeremiah O’Brien, go to the web-site (see our links page) or contact:
SS Jeremiah O'Brien
Landmark Building A
Fort Mason Center
San Francisco, CA 94123-1382
USA
Tel: +1 415-441-3101
Fax: +1 415-441-3712

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John W Brown
The John W Brown was launched in 1942, and has had an interesting history. She initially carried cargo, before
being converted to a troopship in the Mediterranean. As a troopship, she was present at the beachheads of Anzio,
Salerno and southern France. After the war, in 1946, she was converted to a maritime school in New York, where
she remained for the next 36 years. Eventually, Project Liberty Ship took her over and she moved to Baltimore,
where she is now berthed.
As with the Jeremiah O’Brien, the John W Brown is in excellent condition. Her engines are fully functional, and she
occasionally has day-cruises for the public.
Much of the interior is accessible, including the wheelhouse and a replica of the quarters used by troops, with bunks
five-high.
For more information about the John W Brown, go to the web-site (see our links page) or contact:
Project Liberty Ship
PO Box 25846
Highlandtown Station
Baltimore, MD 21224-0546
USA
Tel: +1 410-661-1550
Fax: +1 410-558-1737

Lane Victory
The Lane Victory is another perfectly preserved example of World War Two merchant shipping. Built in 1945, she
served briefly in the Second World War before being transferred to the reserve fleet in 1948. She was activated
again in 1950 for the Korean War, and was put in reserve for the second time in 1953. The Vietnam War saw her in
wartime service for a third time, in 1966, before she was again put in reserve in 1971. In 1988 she was transferred to
the U.S. Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II, and began the long process of restoration. She was eventually
seaworthy at the end of 1992.
Within the ship is an extensive museum with a wealth of interesting items, with hands-on exhibits including a
torpedo, a mine and jeeps. Displays also include engines (one used to power minesweepers and one for an escort
trawler), a radio direction finder and a degaussing unit, as well as models, pictures, prints and uniforms. Much of the
ship is open to the public, and the original equipment has been retained as far as possible (including the original radio
equipment).
The ship is located at Berth 94 (adjacent to the World Cruise Center), San Pedro, California, and is open from 9:00
am to 4:00 pm daily. More information can be found by visiting the ship’s website (see our links page).

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APPENDIX B: P RODUCTION F IGURES

Ship Construction Distribution

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Ship Construction Time, 1942 – 1945

Construction
1942 [Note 1] 1943 1944 1945 Total
Duration
30 days and under 3 247 102 0 352
31-60 days 225 798 429 62 1514
61-90 days 125 144 163 49 481
91-120 days 71 55 27 22 175
121-150 days 21 16 0 10 47
151-180 days 19 5 4 1 29
181+ days 79 29 3 0 111
Total [Note 2] 543 1294 728 144 2709
Note 1: Data includes the two vessels completed in December 1941
Note 2: The construction time for one vessel is uncertain, and has not been included.

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Ship Construction Time, Individual Shipyards


Build Time BF PM CA OR NE HO DE NC JP SE JB SJ Other Total
1 Month 17 172 0 157 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 352
2 Months 303 262 281 133 99 137 37 86 44 35 55 41 1 1514
3 Months 35 30 26 18 108 52 75 17 30 37 17 27 9 481
4 Months 7 15 9 5 27 8 53 5 16 7 3 5 15 175
5 Months 2 4 0 3 4 1 15 2 4 1 4 3 4 47
6 Months 4 2 3 5 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 9 29
7 Months+ 15 4 17 9 6 9 7 9 7 6 6 6 10 111
[Note 1]
Total 383 489 336 330 244 208 187 126 102 88 85 82 48 2709

Note 1: The construction time for one vessel is uncertain, and has not been included.

Key to yards:
PM: Permanente Metals Co Yard BF: Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards CA: California Shipbuilding Corp
OR: Oregon Shipbuilding Corp NE: New England Shipbuilding Corp HO: Todd Houston Shipbuilding Corp
DE: Delta Shipbuilding Co NC: North Carolina Shipbuilding Co SE: Southeastern Shipbuilding Corp
JP: J A Jones Construction Co JB: J A Jones Construction Co SJ: St Johns River Shipbuilding Co
(Panama City) (Brunswick)
Other: Alabama Dry Dock Co, Kaiser Co, Marinship Corp, Walsh-Kaiser Co

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Please note that the information has been compiled from a number of sources, some of which conflict. Whilst
errors have not knowingly been entered, it is likely that some exist in this work and I would be grateful to
anyone who is able to highlight such mistakes. The source for the ultimate fate of many ships is the book The
Liberty Ships, by Sawyer and Mitchell (see references). This book was published in 1970, when a number of
ships were still operating and when many were in the US reserve fleet.
Most of the ships changed name several times post-war. No attempted has been made to provide details of these
changes, and the final name has only been provided for ships whose fate is not known.
I would like to gratefully acknowledge the work of Peter Thompson, owner of the Liberty Ships website, whose
initial compilation of shipbuilding dates contributed significantly to this work.

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Alabama Dry Dock Co
Hull
Name Laid Down Launched Completed Left Service Notes
No.
5 Alexander H Stephens 31-Jan-42 22-May-42 23-Jul-42 US reserve fleet
4 Arthur Middleton 20-Oct-41 03-May-42 08-Jul-42 01-Jan-43 Whilst in convoy UGS3 sunk by
torpedo from German submarine
U73 (commanded by Deckert) off
Cape Falcon, North Africa (35.45
North, 00.45 West). 44 crew, 24
Armed Guard and 12 US Army
passengers lost.
742 Benjamin H Latrobe 15-Sep-42 17-Nov-42 15-Dec-42 1968 Scrapped
741 Clark Mills 05-Sep-42 10-Nov-42 30-Nov-42 09-Mar-44 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Beached after being
hit by an aircraft torpedo off
Bizerta (37.20 North 10.20 East).
No fatalities. Later scrapped.
744 Colin P Kelly, Jr 22-Oct-42 13-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 04-Jun-45 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Damaged by mine
and declared CTL. No fatalities.
Scrapped.
3 Henry Clay 01-Oct-41 23-Apr-42 30-Jun-42 Aug-67 Scrapped
12 Israel Putman 12-Jul-42 13-Sep-42 19-Oct-42 Unknown Scrapped
1 J L M Curry 28-Jul-41 31-Jan-42 15-May-42 08-Mar-43 Broke in two during gale off
Iceland (66.53 North, 14.17
West)
740 James Hoban 12-Aug-42 21-Oct-42 21-Nov-42 1961 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
8 Jefferson Davis 05-May-42 12-Jul-42 25-Aug-42 Feb-61 Scrapped
10 Joel Chandler Harris 31-May-42 12-Aug-42 12-Sep-42 Jul-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
2 John Marshall 18-Aug-41 21-Feb-42 31-May-42 US reserve fleet

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13 Joseph Wheeler 02-Aug-42 11-Oct-42 31-Oct-42 02-Dec-43 Sunk in Bari harbour (Italy)
during German air raid. 26 crew
and 15 Armed Guard lost.
7 Judah P Benjamin 25-Apr-42 01-Jul-42 15-Aug-42 1961 Scrapped
746 Lawton B Evans 18-Nov-42 13-Jan-43 31-Jan-43 Jan-60 Scrapped
11 Nathaniel Bacon 01-Jul-42 03-Sep-42 30-Sep-42 1946 Collided with Esso Belgium and
beached 24 Nov 1942 in New
York. Refloated and repaired,
but struck mines in Dec 1945.
The stern was sold for scrap, but
was resold and rejoned to
another vessel. Finally scrapped
January 1963.
743 Simon Willard 12-Oct-42 07-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 Jul-69 Scrapped
6 Thomas Heyward 21-Feb-42 31-May-42 31-Jul-42 US reserve fleet
9 Thomas Lynch 22-May-42 02-Aug-42 31-Aug-42 Oct-65 Scrapped
745 William C Gorgas 11-Nov-42 03-Jan-43 27-Jan-43 11-Mar-43 Whilst in convoy HX228 struck
and damaged by torpedo from
German submarine U757
(commanded by Deetz) at 2:42
am. Finally sunk by second
torpedo from same submarine at
4:38 am (51.38 North, 28.30
West). 34 crew and 21 Armed
Guard lost.

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Name Laid Down Launched Completed Left Service Notes
No.
1836 A J Cermak 09-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 08-Dec-43 1964 Scrapped
1791 Adolph S Ochs 30-Aug-43 23-Sep-43 02-Oct-43 Dec-68 Briefly named the Samwyo,
however after a plea from
influential Americans reverted to
her original name (named after a
famous editor of the New York
Times). Scrapped.
997 Albert C Ritchie 12-May-43 06-Jun-43 16-Jun-43 In 1970 was still trading as
Angela II. Current fate unknown.
36 Alexander Macomb 18-Feb-42 06-May-42 02-Jun-42 03-Jul-42 Whilst in convoy BA2 was
torpedoed by German submarine
U215 (commanded by Hoeckner)
in the North West Atlantic (41.48
North 66.35 West). 4 crew and 6
Armed Guard lost.
2669 Alexander V Fraser 19-Jul-44 22-Aug-44 31-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
2416 Allegan 21-Dec-43 21-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 Oct-69 Laid down as the Van Lear
Black. Transferred to US Navy.
Scrapped.
20 American Mariner 15-Aug-41 30-Dec-41 12-Feb-42 Began construction as the
George Calvert, but converted
for use as a cadet training ship
for the USCG. Ended service as
a target ship.
934 Andrew G Curtin 09-Dec-42 18-Jan-43 31-Jan-43 25-Jan-44 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy JW56A was torpedoed
by German submarine U716
(commanded by Dunkelberg) in
the Barents Sea (73.2 North 23.3
West). 2 crew and 1 Armed
Guard lost.
57 Andrew Hamilton 15-Jun-42 06-Aug-42 17-Aug-42 May-62 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
2662 Appanoose 20-Jun-44 27-Jul-44 10-Aug-44 Jan-65 Laid down as the A J Cassatt.
Transferred to US Navy.
Scrapped.
1759 Arunah S Abell 04-Jul-43 03-Aug-43 12-Aug-43 1961 Scrapped
2649 Assistance 17-May-44 20-Jun-44 28-Jun-44 Delivered incomplete to US Navy
(80% ), converted to repair ship
and transferred to Royal Navy.
US reserve fleet.
1827 Barbara Frietchie 21-Oct-43 19-Nov-43 29-Nov-43 1964 Scrapped
1788 Ben F Dixon 25-Aug-43 21-Sep-43 29-Sep-43 1963 Scrapped.
1844 Ben H Miller 20-Nov-43 10-Dec-43 20-Dec-43 May-69 Scrapped.
58 Benjamin Chew 15-Jun-42 10-Aug-42 21-Aug-42 US reserve fleet

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No.
25 Benjamin Harrison 27-Sep-41 24-Jan-42 13-Mar-42 16-Mar-43 Whilst in convoy UGS6 was
struck by a torpedo from U172
(commanded by Emmermann) in
the North Atlantic (29.09 North
24.15 West). 2 crew and 1
Armed Guard lost.
913 Benjamin Hawkins 30-Jul-42 07-Sep-42 22-Sep-42 US reserve fleet
2673 Benjamin Peixotto 31-Jul-44 04-Sep-44 27-Sep-44 1946 Reported as CTL. Scrapped
303 Benjamin Rush 13-Dec-41 25-Jun-42 11-Jul-42 1954 Scrapped
2418 Benjamin Schlesinger 22-Dec-43 24-Jan-44 07-Feb-44 Jul-63 Scrapped
55 Bernard Carter 06-Jun-42 29-Jul-42 08-Aug-42 1960 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
966 Bernard N Baker 04-Mar-43 04-Apr-43 13-Apr-43 Aug-64 Scrapped
968 Bushrod Washington 10-Mar-43 13-Apr-43 22-Apr-43 15-Sep-43 Bombed off Salerno. 6 crew and
1 Armed Guard lost.
1848 Byron Darnton 25-Nov-43 16-Dec-43 24-Dec-43 15-Mar-46 Ran aground on Sandra Island.
916 Caesar Rodney 09-Aug-42 21-Sep-42 30-Sep-42 Nov-59 Scrapped
920 Cardinal Gibbons 08-Sep-42 10-Oct-42 23-Oct-42 US reserve fleet
22 Carter Braxton 03-Sep-41 24-Jan-42 18-Mar-42 Jun-68 Scrapped
1805 Cebu 21-Sep-43 18-Oct-43 27-Oct-43 Laid down as the Francis P
Duffey. Delivered incomplete
(80%) to the US Navy. US
reserve fleet.
985 Charles A McAllister 14-Apr-43 12-May-43 21-May-43 1960 Scrapped
2678 Charles A McCue 22-Aug-44 22-Sep-44 11-Oct-44 09-Mar-65 Scrapped
999 Charles Bulfinch 14-May-43 10-Jun-43 22-Jun-43 Mar-70 Scrapped
2676 Charles C Glover 12-Aug-44 16-Sep-44 30-Sep-44 24-Oct-45 Ran aground at entrance to river
Loire, declared CTL.
15 Charles Carroll Unknown Unknown Jan-42 US reserve fleet
964 Charles M Schwab 01-Mar-43 07-Apr-43 16-Apr-43 US reserve fleet
965 Charles Piez 02-Mar-43 10-Apr-43 22-Apr-43 Jul-61 Scrapped
1818 Charles Scribner 10-Oct-43 06-Nov-43 15-Nov-43 In 1970 was still trading as the
Samudra Daya. Fate unknown.
2637 Chourre 20-Apr-44 22-May-44 31-May-44 Laid down as the Dumarin.
Delivered incomplete (80%) to
the US Navy. US reserve fleet.
991 Christian Michelsen 27-Apr-43 21-May-43 31-May-43 26-Sep-43 Laid down as the John M T
Finney. Whilst travelling as part
of convoy UGS17 was torpedoed
by German submarine U410
(commanded by Fenski) off
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21 Christopher Newport 25-Aug-41 15-Feb-42 30-Mar-42 04-Jul-42 After straggling from convoy
PQ17 was disabled by aircraft
torpedo and abandoned (prior to
the infamous 'scatter' order).
Torpedoed again by British
submarine P614 (which was part
of the convoy escort) in an
attempt to scuttle her. Finally
sunk by torpedo by German
submarine U457 (commanded by
Brandenburg) in the Northern
Sea (75.49 North 25.15 East). 3
crew lost.
2642 Chung Tung 29-Apr-44 07-Jun-44 19-Jun-44 Laid down as the William
Hodson. Converted in 1964 into
a container ship, and was still
trading in 1970 as Tonsina. Fate
unknown.
952 Clifford D Mallory 30-Jan-43 11-Mar-43 26-Mar-43 US reserve fleet
990 Conrad Weiser 25-Apr-43 21-May-43 29-May-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet
922 Cotton Mather 28-Sep-42 31-Oct-42 10-Nov-42 1960 Scrapped
1018 Crosby S Noyes 13-Jun-43 15-Jul-43 26-Jul-43 Apr-65 Scrapped
1830 Culebra Island 29-Oct-43 23-Nov-43 29-Nov-43 Laid down as the John F
Goucher and delivered
incomplete (80%) to the US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
924 Daniel Chester French 12-Oct-42 12-Nov-42 30-Nov-42 06-Mar-44 Struck mine and sank near
Bizerta (27.17 North 10.22
West). 9 crew, 4 Armed Guard
and 24 US Army passengers
were lost.
925 Daniel Willard 26-Oct-42 25-Nov-42 08-Dec-42 US reserve fleet
2620 Deborah Gannett 10-Mar-44 10-Apr-44 21-Apr-44 1962 Scrapped
2648 Dexter W Fellows 12-May-44 16-Jun-44 29-Jun-44 06-Nov-69 Sank after collision with the
Maritime Express off Hiroshima.
2658 Diligence 07-Jun-44 08-Jul-44 20-Jul-44 Delivered incomplete to US Navy
(79.9%), converted to repair ship
and transferred to Royal Navy.
US reserve fleet.
2681 Dionysus 04-Oct-44 10-Oct-44 25-Oct-44 Laid down as the Faithful.
Delivered incomplete to US Navy
(79.9%), converted to repair ship
and intended for transfer to
Royal Navy. Retained by US
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989 Edvard Grieg 24-Apr-43 24-May-43 31-May-43 Laid down as the Thomas F
Bayard. Converted to floating
store.
2660 Edward A Savoy 15-Jun-44 19-Jul-44 29-Jul-44 11-Jul-56 Collided with Dea Mazzella.
Sank.
2612 Edward B Haines 22-Feb-44 22-Mar-44 04-Apr-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Reliance Integrity. Fate
unknown.
1002 Edward L Grant 18-May-43 12-Jun-43 25-Jun-43 Jan-65 Scrapped
963 Edward N Hurley 28-Feb-43 31-Mar-43 12-Apr-43 1957 Scrapped
1755 Edwin L Drake 26-Jun-43 31-Jul-43 10-Aug-43 16-Jan-64 Sank off Ponta Delgada.
38 Eleazar Wheelock 04-Mar-42 11-May-42 05-Jun-42 1964 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
2414 Eloy Alfaro 18-Dec-43 19-Jan-44 28-Jan-44 18-May-66 Abandoned sinking off Cape
Race.
34 Esek Hopkins 28-Jan-42 27-Apr-42 23-May-42 Nov-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
1825 Francis C Harrington 18-Oct-43 18-Nov-43 26-Nov-43 1962 Scrapped
2622 Francis D Culkin 16-Mar-44 17-Apr-44 28-Apr-44 22-Feb-55 Ran aground, declared CTL.
26 Francis L Lee 13-Oct-41 14-Mar-42 27-Apr-42 Feb-65 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
16 Francis Scott Key 21-Jun-41 15-Nov-41 29-Jan-42 Sep-67 Scrapped
1789 Francis Vigo 26-Aug-43 19-Sep-43 27-Sep-43 1962 Scrapped
1843 Frank R Stockton 19-Nov-43 12-Dec-43 20-Dec-43 Oct-68 Scrapped
957 Franklin P Mall 13-Feb-43 26-Mar-43 07-Apr-43 Mar-65 Scrapped
2659 Frederic A Kummer 10-Jun-44 18-Jul-44 28-Jul-44 Oct-67 Scrapped
1850 Frederick Banting 29-Nov-43 20-Dec-43 30-Dec-43 Mar-69 Scrapped
988 Frederick Douglass 23-Apr-43 22-May-43 31-May-43 20-Sep-43 Whilst travelling in convoy
ON202 was torpedoed and
damaged by German submarine
U238 (commanded by Hepp) at
9:32 am. She was abandoned,
and was finished off by German
submarine U645 (commanded by
Ferro) at 9:56 pm (57.03 North
28.08 West). No fatalities.
2670 Frederick H Baetjer 19-Jul-44 21-Aug-44 30-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
2665 Frederick W Wood 30-Jun-44 07-Aug-44 23-Aug-44 1963 Scrapped
29 George Calvert 19-Nov-41 14-Mar-42 30-Apr-42 20-May-42 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U753 (commanded by
von Mannstein) off Cuba (22.55
North 84.26 West). 3 Armed
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1013 George H Pendleton 06-Jun-43 10-Jul-43 19-Jul-43 US reserve fleet
1012 George M Cohan 02-Jun-43 04-Jul-43 14-Jul-43 Nov-69 Scrapped
2675 George M Verity 10-Aug-44 12-Sep-44 29-Sep-44 Mar-69 Scrapped
2657 George R Holmes 05-Jun-44 11-Jul-44 24-Jul-44 Sep-69 Scrapped
945 George Sharswood 11-Jan-43 19-Feb-43 06-Mar-43 1962 Scrapped
939 George Shiras 22-Dec-42 05-Feb-43 15-Feb-43 Mar-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
1785 George Uhler 21-Aug-43 16-Sep-43 24-Sep-43 16-Dec-60 Caught fire and declared CTL.
1021 George Vickers 19-Jun-43 22-Jul-43 30-Jul-43 1960 Scrapped
1014 George W Childs 09-Jun-43 16-Jul-43 26-Jul-43 08-Jun-44 Sunk as blockship for Mulbery
Harbour A, off St Laurent.
998 George W Woodward 12-May-43 09-Jun-43 24-Jun-43 1960 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
918 George Weems 19-Aug-42 26-Sep-42 07-Oct-42 10-Nov-66 Ran aground of California and
abandoned.
24 George Wythe 22-Sep-41 28-Mar-42 09-May-42 US reserve fleet
919 Grace Abbott 29-Aug-42 10-Oct-42 17-Oct-42 Sep-67 Scrapped
1807 Harold L Winslow 23-Sep-43 16-Oct-43 25-Oct-43 Converted post-war to depot ship
and used as floating warehouse.
1783 Hawkins Fudske 18-Aug-43 11-Sep-43 20-Sep-43 Nov-69 Scrapped
987 Haym Salomon 18-Apr-43 17-May-43 27-May-43 Dec-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
938 Henry B Brown 15-Dec-42 28-Jan-43 17-Feb-43 Mar-65 Scrapped
950 Henry Gilbert Costin 23-Jan-43 09-Mar-43 23-Mar-43 Dec-66 Scrapped
946 Henry L Benning 12-Jan-43 22-Feb-43 09-Mar-43 Dec-67 Scrapped
1784 Henry Lomb 19-Aug-43 13-Sep-43 20-Sep-43 20-Aug-52 Collided with tanker Bjorgholm
and broke in two.
37 Henry St G Tucker 25-Feb-42 14-May-42 08-Jun-42 Aug-66 Scrapped
1780 Heywood Broun 12-Aug-43 06-Sep-43 15-Sep-43 Aug-69 Scrapped
2682 Hooper Island 16-Sep-44 18-Oct-44 30-Oct-44 Laid down as the Bert McDowell.
Delivered incomplete to the US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
62 Horace Binney 05-Jul-42 25-Aug-42 31-Aug-42 08-May-45 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Damaged by mine
and broke in two near Flushing.
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No.
1795 Horace Bushnell 05-Sep-43 28-Sep-43 07-Oct-43 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy JW65 was torpedoed by
German submarine U995
(commanded by Hess) off North
Russia (69.23 North 35.17 East).
The ship was abandoned with 5
crew lost, and later ran aground.
She was salvaged, taken over by
the Soviets and converted to a
fish carrier. Fate unknown.
936 Horace Gray 14-Dec-42 25-Jan-43 11-Feb-43 14-Feb-45 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy BK3 was torpedoed by
German submarine U711
(commanded by Lange) in the
Kola Inlet (68.23 North 33.47
East). The ship was taken under
tow but sank. No fatalities.
955 Howard A Kelly 08-Feb-43 18-Mar-43 29-Mar-43 Nov-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
1833 Hugh M Smith 05-Nov-43 26-Nov-43 06-Dec-43 Nov-69 Scrapped
1814 Indus 04-Oct-43 29-Oct-43 05-Nov-43 May-67 Laid down as the Theodore
Roosevelt. Delivered incomplete
(93.2%) to the US Navy.
Scrapped.
1016 James A Farrell 11-Jun-43 12-Jul-43 23-Jul-43 29-Jun-44 Whilst travelling in convoy
EMC17 to the Normandy beach
head was torpedoed by German
submarine U984 (commanded by
Sieder). Towed to shore and
declared CTL. 4 US Army
personnel lost.
1831 James C Cameron 31-Oct-43 25-Nov-43 03-Dec-43 1961 Scrapped
915 James Caldwell 08-Aug-42 19-Sep-42 26-Sep-42 US reserve fleet
1826 James Carroll 19-Oct-43 16-Nov-43 25-Nov-43 Dec-69 Scrapped
2631 James D Trask 05-Apr-44 08-May-44 19-May-44 1968 Scrapped
44 James Gunn 06-Apr-42 08-Jun-42 26-Jun-42 US reserve fleet
2628 James Kerney 30-Mar-44 29-Apr-44 19-May-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Reliance Unity. Fate unknown.
1764 James M Gillis 16-Jul-43 10-Aug-43 18-Aug-43 Nov-62 Scrapped
996 James McCosh 08-May-43 02-Jun-43 15-Jun-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet
979 James R Randall 01-Apr-43 02-May-43 26-May-43 Sep-65 Scrapped

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949 James W Denver 20-Jan-43 27-Feb-43 13-Mar-43 11-Apr-43 Whilst proceeding independantly
was torpedoed by German
submarine U195 (commanded by
Buchholz) of the Canary Islands
(28.46 North 25.40 West). 2
crew lost.
929 James Woodrow 26-Nov-42 09-Jan-43 19-Jan-43 Jun-54 Scrapped
1007 Janet Lord Roper 25-May-43 26-Jun-43 06-Jul-43 In 1970 was operating as Florida
State (converted to bulk cement
carrier). Fate unknown.
60 Jared Ingersoll 24-Jun-42 15-Aug-42 25-Aug-42 Aug-64 Scrapped
2671 Jesse Cottrell 22-Jul-44 26-Aug-44 11-Sep-44 Sep-66 Scrapped
1005 John A Donald 22-May-43 15-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 1964 Scrapped
962 John Banvard 23-Feb-43 27-Mar-43 08-Apr-43 31-Oct-44 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Ashore in the Azores
and declared CTL.
56 John Carter Rose 10-Jun-42 31-Jul-42 10-Aug-42 08-Oct-42 Whilst proceeding independently
she was hit by a dud torpedo
from U201 (commanded by
Rosenberg) then two torpedoes
from U202 (commanded by
Poser). She was eventually sunk
by gunfire from U201 in the
Carribean (10.27 North 45.37
West). 5 crew and 3 Armed
Guard lost.
984 John E Schmeltzer 13-Apr-43 16-May-43 26-May-43 25-Nov-47 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Driven ashore on
Sana Antao Island.
951 John Gallup 27-Jan-43 03-Mar-43 18-Mar-43 1963 Scrapped
52 John H B Latrobe 19-May-42 13-Jul-42 28-Jul-42 US reserve fleet
2614 John H Murphy 26-Feb-44 29-Mar-44 10-Apr-44 Nov-69 Scrapped
2677 John Hanson 21-A ug-44 21-Sep-44 07-Oct-44 Jan-65 Scrapped
45 John Henry 14-Apr-42 18-Jun-42 06-Jul-42 US reserve fleet
958 John Howland 15-Feb-43 19-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 Jul-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
960 John J Abel 20-Feb-43 24-Mar-43 03-Apr-43 Mar-61 Scrapped
2594 John L Elliott 19-Jan-44 19-Feb-44 01-Mar-44 May-63 Scrapped
986 John L Motley 16-Apr-43 18-May-43 27-May-43 02-Dec-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Bombed by German
aircraft in Bari harbour. 39 crew
and 24 Armed Guard lost.
1822 John La Farge 16-Oct-43 12-Nov-43 19-Nov-43 Apr-68 Scrapped
311 John Mitchell 23-Jul-42 07-Sep-42 16-Sep-42 May-67 Scrapped

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978 John Morgan 31-Mar-43 04-May-43 12-May-43 01-Jun-43 Exploded after collision with USN
tanker Montana near Cape
Henry (36.53 North 76.00 West).
42 crew 25 Armed Guard lost.
The Montana was damaged, and
lost 9 crew and 10 Armed Guard.
54 John P Poe 24-May-42 25-Jul-42 31-Jul-42 US reserve fleet
19 John Randolph 15-Jul-41 30-Dec-41 27-Feb-42 05-Jul-42 Sunk by mine in allied minefield
at Eastern entrance to the
Denmark Strait. 5 crew lost.
63 John Sergeant 06-Jul-42 21-Aug-42 05-Sep-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet
1011 John Stevenson 01-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 12-Jul-43 US reserve fleet
1758 John T Holt 30-Jun-43 29-Jul-43 09-Aug-43 1962 Scrapped
312 John W Brown 28-Jul-42 07-Sep-42 19-Sep-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Later used as a
maritime high school, currently a
museum ship.
1768 John W Garrett 23-Jul-43 19-Aug-43 27-Aug-43 Jun-67 Scrapped
1022 John W Powell 23-Jun-43 28-Jul-43 06-Aug-43 Oct-67 Scrapped
305 John Walker 01-Jun-42 22-Jul-42 30-Jul-42 1961 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1010 John Wanamaker 31-May-43 11-Jul-43 20-Jul-43 Jan-69 Scrapped.
31 John Witherspoon 10-Dec-41 04-Mar-42 23-Apr-42 06-Jul-42 After scattering from convoy
PQ17 was torpedoed by German
submarine U255 (commanded by
Reche) in the Northern Sea
(70.30 North 52.30 East). 1 crew
lost.
973 John Woolman 20-Mar-43 22-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 Oct-60 Scrapped
947 Johns Hopkins 25-Jan-43 10-Mar-43 06-Apr-43 17-Nov-66 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Damaged by aircraft
torpedo in the Mediterranean on
2 Oct 1944 and repaired. No
fatalities. Foundered, refloated
and beached, abandoned.
308 Jonathan Elmer 11-Jul-42 31-Aug-42 14-Sep-42 1960 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
1017 Jose Marti 12-Jun-43 16-Jul-43 29-Jul-43 Oct-66 Scrapped
2655 Joseph B Eastman 30-May-44 01-Jul-44 15-Jul-44 US reserve fleet
994 Joseph H Nicholson 03-May-43 30-May-43 10-Jun-43 Jul-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
976 Joseph Leidy 27-Mar-43 30-Apr-43 10-May-43 Oct-66 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
971 Joseph P Bradley 17-Mar-43 17-Apr-43 27-Apr-43 1964 Scrapped

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304 Joseph Stanton 02-May-42 04-Jul-42 18-Jul-42 1964 Scrapped
1841 Joshua B Lippincott 16-Nov-43 05-Dec-43 15-Dec-43 US reserve fleet
1760 Joshua Thomas 10-Jul-43 05-Aug-43 13-Aug-43 US reserve fleet
1004 Joshua W Alexander 22-May-43 19-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 ??? Scrapped
1796 Joyce Kilmer 07-Sep-43 01-Oct-43 09-Oct-43 Jan-68 Scrapped
2680 Kermit Roosevelt 30-Aug-44 05-Oct-44 21-Oct-44 1960 Delivered incomplete (79.9%) to
US Navy. Scrapped.
2674 Laertes 07-Aug-44 13-Sep-44 28-Sep-44 Laid down as the Dutiful.
Delivered incomplete to US Navy
(79.9%), converted to repair ship
and intended for transfer to
Royal Navy. Retained by US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
2616 Lawrence J Brengle 03-Mar-44 05-Apr-44 18-Apr-44 1968 Scrapped
1829 Leo J Duster 25-Oct-43 21-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 Apr-69 Scrapped
969 Levi Woodbury 11-Mar-43 15-Apr-43 26-Apr-43 Aug-64 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
1806 Lewis Emery, Jr 22-Sep-43 15-Oct-43 25-Oct-43 Aug-68 Scrapped
2595 Leyte 20-Jan-44 18-Feb-44 25-Feb-44 Delivered incomplete (79%) and
transferred to US Navy. US
reserve fleet.
928 Lord Delaware 14-Nov-42 19-Dec-42 30-Dec-42 US reserve fleet
1846 Louis C Tiffany 23-Nov-43 #N/A #N/A Dec-43 Scrapped on slipway after fire.
943 Louis D Brandeis 31-Dec-42 20-Feb-43 08-Mar-43 1964 Scrapped
1838 Louis Kossuth 13-Nov-43 04-Dec-43 13-Dec-43 Sep-59 Scrapped
1019 Louis Marshall 15-Jun-43 23-Jul-43 30-Jul-43 15-Mar-64 Ran aground off Yokohama.
992 Louisa M Alcott 30-Apr-43 28-May-43 09-Jun-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet
49 Luther Martin 08-May-42 04-Jul-42 21-Jul-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet
981 Luzon 08-Apr-43 14-May-43 24-May-43 Laid down as the Samuel
Bowles. Delivered incomplete
(86.3%) to the US Navy.
942 Mahlon Pitney 31-Dec-42 11-Feb-43 26-Feb-43 Converted to crane barge,
renamed Twin Harbors.
1787 Margaret Brent 24-Aug-43 18-Sep-43 27-Sep-43 Converted to floating warehouse.
1778 Marie M Meloney 10-Aug-43 04-Sep-43 12-Sep-43 Apr-69 Scrapped.

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1851 Martin Van Buren 30-Nov-43 21-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 14-Jan-45 Whilst travelling off Halifax in
convoy BX141 was torpedoed by
U1232 (commanded by Dobratz).
The vessel was beached, but
declared CTL. 3 Armed Guard
lost.
2654 Mary Pickersgill 27-May-44 29-Jun-44 11-Jul-44 In 1970 was trading as the
Reliance Prosperity. Fate
unknown.
1766 Matthew Brush 18-Jul-43 14-Aug-43 23-Aug-43 In 1970 was trading as the Anka.
Fate unknown.
2585 Meyer London 27-Dec-43 24-Jan-44 04-Feb-44 16-Apr-44 Whilst travelling in convoy
UGS37 was torpedoed by
German submarine U407
(commanded by Korndorfer) off
Libya (32.51 North 23.00 East).
No fatalities.
2679 Milan R Stefanik 26-Aug-44 27-Sep-44 14-Oct-44 18-Nov-64 Ran aground, salvaged and
declared CTL.
983 Mindano 11-Apr-43 13-May-43 20-May-43 Laid down as the Elbert Hubbard
and delivered incomplete
(86.2%) to the US Navy. US
reserve fleet.
935 Molly Pitcher 12-Dec-42 30-Jan-43 22-Feb-43 17-Mar-43 Whilst proceeding as part of
convoy UGS6 was torpedoed by
German submarine U167
(commanded by Sturm) in the
North Atlantic (38.21 North 19.54
West). 2 crew and 2 Armed
Guard lost.
2634 Mona Island 10-Apr-44 11-May-44 20-May-44 Delivered incomplete (79.9%) to
US Navy. US reserve fleet.
2419 Morris Hillquit 24-Dec-43 27-Jan-44 10-Feb-44 Mar-66 Scrapped
2586 Morris Sigman 30-Dec-43 02-Feb-44 19-Feb-44 Dec-68 Scrapped
944 Nathan Clifford 01-Jan-43 18-Feb-43 03-Mar-43 09-May-65 Sank
1008 Nathan Towson 28-May-43 28-Jun-43 08-Jul-43 US reserve fleet
917 Nicholas Biddle 11-Aug-42 22-Sep-42 30-Sep-42 1963 Scrapped
1782 Oahu 14-Aug-43 09-Sep-43 15-Sep-43 Laid down as the Caleb C
Wheeler. Delivered incomplete
(80%) to the US Navy. US
reserve fleet.
2650 Oakley Wood 19-May-44 19-Jun-44 30-Jun-44 23-Jun-67 Ran aground off Sarawak.
42 Oliver Ellsworth 31-Mar-42 04-Jun-42 22-Jun-42 13-Sep-42 Whilst in convoy PQ18 was
torpedoed by German submarine
U408 (commanded by Hymmen)
in the Greenland Sea (76.10
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2668 Palawan 10-Jul-44 12-Aug-44 29-Aug-44 Delivered incomplete (79.9%) to
US Navy. US reserve fleet.
1786 Patrick C Boyle 22-Aug-43 15-Sep-43 23-Sep-43 Feb-60 Scrapped.
14 Patrick Henry 30-Apr-41 27-Sep-41 30-Dec-41 Oct-58 Scrapped. This vessel was the
first Liberty Ship built.
927 Pearl Harbor 10-Nov-42 07-Dec-42 21-Dec-42 1962 Scrapped
35 Peter Minuit 28-Jan-42 23-Apr-42 27-May-42 Dec-63 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
1781 Philip F Thomas 13-Aug-43 07-Sep-43 16-Sep-43 15-Sep-65 Foundered off Lofoten Islands
(67.15 North 11.35 East).
306 Pierce Butler 27-Jun-42 18-Aug-42 27-Aug-42 20-Nov-42 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U177 (commanded by
Gysae) in the Indian Ocean
(29.53 South 36.28 East). No
fatalities.
1001 Pierre L'Enfant 17-May-43 11-Jun-43 28-Jun-43 21-Jan-70 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Ran aground off
Tuapse.
914 Ralph Izard 02-Aug-42 13-Sep-42 24-Sep-42 Apr-65 Scrapped
51 Reverdy Johnson 15-May-42 10-Jul-42 25-Jul-42 Oct-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
41 Richard Bassett 18-Mar-42 22-May-42 13-Jun-42 Oct-62 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
28 Richard Bland 29-Oct-41 28-Feb-42 17-Apr-42 10-Mar-43 Whilst in convoy RA53 was
torpedoed on 5 March by
German submarine U255
(commanded by Reche). Taken
in tow, but torpedoed again by
the same submarine (66.53
North, 14.10 West). 19 crew and
15 Armed Guard lost.
53 Richard H Alvey 24-May-42 15-Jul-42 29-Jul-42 1961 Scrapped
18 Richard Henry Lee 15-Jul-41 06-Dec-41 20-Feb-42 1965 Scrapped
1015 Robert Eden 10-Jun-43 18-Jul-43 28-Jul-43 Sep-64 Scrapped
2603 Robert Ellis Lewis 02-Feb-44 07-Mar-44 17-Mar-44 Mar-70 Scrapped
1009 Robert Erskine 31-May-43 29-Jun-43 12-Jul-43 06-Jan-44 Driven ashore off Bizerta during
storm. 1 crew lost.
1003 Robert J Collier 19-May-43 13-Jun-43 28-Jun-43 23-Mar-46 Ran aground off
Bieselingscheham. Refloated
and declared CTL.
32 Robert Treat Paine 06-Jan-42 28-Mar-42 05-May-42 Jul-64 Converted to troopship.
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17 Roger B Taney 21-Jun-41 06-Dec-41 09-Feb-42 09-Feb-43 Sunk by torpedo from unknown
submarine (23.00 South, 15.00
West). 3 crew lost.
940 Rufus W Peckham 22-Dec-42 13-Feb-43 28-Feb-43 17-Mar-59 Struck reef and broke in two.
2667 S M Shoemaker 08-Jul-44 10-Aug-44 26-Aug-44 Jun-67 Scrapped
2663 S Wiley Wakeman 26-Jun-44 28-Jul-44 11-Aug-44 13-Sep-46 Stranded on wreck off Tobago
Island. Salvaged and scrapped.
1835 Saggitarius 08-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 08-Dec-43 Laid down as the J Fred Essary.
Delivered incomplete (93%) to
the US Navy. US reserve fleet.
2598 Samaffric 24-Jan-44 24-Feb-44 08-Mar-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Newforest. Fate unknown.
2683 Samar 21-Sep-44 19-Oct-44 31-Oct-44 Delivered incomplete to US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
1772 Samara 28-Jul-43 22-Aug-43 30-Aug-43 Laid down as the Emma
Lazarus. In 1970 was still
trading as the Galletta. Fate
unknown.
1771 Samarina 28-Jul-43 26-Aug-43 03-Sep-43 Aug-66 Laid down as the James Blair.
Scrapped.
1790 Samariz 28-Aug-43 22-Sep-43 01-Oct-43 Dec-68 Laid down as the John J
McGraw. Scrapped.
1769 Samarkand 24-Jul-43 25-Aug-43 02-Sep-43 Lad down as the Peter Cooper.
In 1970 was still trading, as the
Patraic Sky. Fate unknown.
1775 Samaye 03-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 08-Sep-43 Apr-68 Laid down as the James T Earle.
Scrapped.
1842 Sambalt 18-Nov-43 09-Dec-43 18-Dec-43 May-69 Laid down as the Robert
Wickliffe. Scrapped.
1832 Samboston 01-Nov-43 24-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 1968 Laid down as the Willis J Abbot.
Scrapped.
1765 Sambrake 16-Jul-43 12-Aug-43 20-Aug-43 Laid down as the Lionel Copley.
In 1970 was trading as the
Suerte. Fate unknown.
1821 Sambuff 15-Oct-43 13-Nov-43 20-Nov-43 May-67 Laid down as the Frank A
Vanderlip. Reverted to original
name in 1944. Scrapped.
1823 Samburgh 17-Oct-43 14-Nov-43 22-Nov-43 Apr-69 Laid down as the Jacob H Schiff.
Scrapped.
2415 Samchess 19-Dec-43 20-Jan-44 29-Jan-44 21-Dec-51 Driven ashore off Farmagusta
and broke in two.
1824 Samcleve 17-Oct-43 15-Nov-43 23-Nov-43 Laid down as the John T Clark .
In 1970 was still trading as the
Cocler. Fate unknown.
2405 Samclyde 04-Dec-43 24-Dec-43 10-Jan-44 Mar-66 Scrapped

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2604 Samcolne 05-Feb-44 04-Mar-44 16-Mar-44 Dec-67 Scrapped
2599 Samconon 25-Jan-44 21-Feb-44 29-Feb-44 05-Jul-67 Foundered off Seychells
2621 Samconstant 14-Mar-44 14-Apr-44 26-Apr-44 04-Nov-67 Caught fire and abandoned.
2408 Samcree 07-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 14-Jan-44 Mar-70 Scrapped
2630 Samcrest 03-Apr-44 05-May-44 15-May-44 Mar-65 Scrapped
1794 Samdak 04-Sep-43 27-Sep-43 06-Oct-43 Laid down as the John Russell
Pope. In 1970 was still trading
as the Kopalnia Czeladz. Fate
unknown.
2617 Samdauntless 06-Mar-44 03-Apr-44 15-Apr-44 Jun-67 Scrapped
2609 Samdonard 18-Feb-44 18-Mar-44 29-Mar-44 1968 Scrapped
2602 Sameden 02-Feb-44 03-Mar-44 14-Mar-44 04-Oct-69 Ran aground.
2417 Samesk 22-Dec-43 22-Jan-44 05-Feb-44 21-Jan-66 Ran aground.
2407 Samettrick 06-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 12-Jan-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Kopalnia Miechowice. Fate
unknown.
2410 Sameveron 10-Dec-43 07-Jan-44 17-Jan-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Nan Hai 146. Fate unknown.
2623 Samfaithful 21-Mar-44 26-Apr-44 09-May-44 Apr-69 Scrapped
2409 Samfeugh 09-Dec-43 08-Jan-44 19-Jan-44 Aug-69 Scrapped
1828 Samfield 23-Oct-43 20-Nov-43 29-Nov-43 Nov-61 Laid down as the Daniel
Appleton. Ran aground,
declared CTL.
2626 Samfleet 25-Mar-44 25-Apr-44 06-May-44 Feb-68 Scrapped
1820 Samflora 12-Oct-43 09-Nov-43 17-Nov-43 Scrapped Laid down as the Israel J Merritt.
Scrapped.
1853 Samforth 03-Dec-43 23-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 US reserve fleet
2632 Samfreedom 08-Apr-44 10-May-44 23-May-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Alice. Fate unknown.
2610 Samgallion 19-Feb-44 22-Mar-44 31-Mar-44 15-May-50 Ran aground and broke in two
(Queensland)
2596 Samgaudie 21-Jan-44 24-Feb-44 08-Mar-44 1968 Scrapped
2627 Samglory 27-Mar-44 22-Apr-44 30-Apr-44 Mar-69 Scrapped
1763 Samhain 15-Jul-43 13-Aug-43 23-Aug-43 Laid down as the Henry Van
Dyke. In 1970 was trading as
the Efcharis. Fate unknown.
1845 Samharle 21-Nov-43 14-Dec-43 23-Dec-43 1963 Laid down as the Martha C
Thomas. Scrapped.
2613 Samhope 25-Feb-44 25-Mar-44 05-Apr-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Ignacio Agramonte. Fate
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2641 Samindoro 26-Apr-44 05-Jun-44 15-Jun-44 Dec-67 Scrapped
2591 Saminver 10-Jan-44 08-Feb-44 22-Feb-44 Mar-64 Scrapped
1767 Samite 22-Jul-43 18-Aug-43 26-Aug-43 Mar-63 Laid down as the Holland
Thompson. Scrapped.
2607 Samjack 11-Feb-44 14-Mar-44 27-Mar-44 Sep-67 Scrapped
1792 Samkansa 31-Aug-43 25-Sep-43 04-Oct-43 Jan-70 Laid down as the Nikola Tesla.
Scrapped.
1847 Samkey 24-Nov-43 17-Dec-43 24-Dec-43 31-Jan-48 Laid down as the Carl
Thusgaard. Missing presumed
foundered as a result of ballast
shifting in the 'tween decks.
2646 Samlamu 10-May-44 14-Jun-44 26-Jun-44 Converted to floating warehouse.
2605 Samlea 07-Feb-44 10-Mar-44 22-Mar-44 1968 Scrapped
2587 Samleven 01-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 14-Feb-44 31-Mar-70 Ran aground (Bahamas).
2636 Samlistar 17-Apr-44 19-May-44 31-May-44 09-Jan-62 Ran aground off Halifax
2593 Samlossie 17-Jan-44 14-Feb-44 26-Feb-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Stavros. Fate unknown.
1813 Samlouis 03-Oct-43 25-Oct-43 05-Nov-43 Nov-68 Laid down as the Priscilla Alden.
Scrapped.
2625 Samloyal 22-Mar-44 20-Apr-44 29-Apr-44 Jan-63 Scrapped
2639 Samluzon 24-Apr-44 27-May-44 12-Jun-44 Jul-69 Scrapped
2589 Samlyth 08-Jan-44 07-Feb-44 21-Feb-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Sanjay. Fate unknown.
1793 Sammex 03-Sep-43 26-Sep-43 05-Oct-43 24-Aug-59 Laid down as the Franz Boas.
Ran aground off Gdynia,
refloated and declared CTL.
2611 Samneagh 24-Feb-44 27-Mar-44 06-Apr-44 Oct-68 Scrapped
2640 Samnegros 11-May-44 10-Jun-44 22-Jun-44 May-67 Scrapped
1802 Samnesse 16-Sep-43 09-Oct-43 18-Oct-43 25-Feb-66 Laid down as the Simon B Elliott.
Ran aground off China.
2600 Samnethy 27-Jan-44 26-Feb-44 10-Mar-44 Mar-63 Scrapped
2412 Samnid 15-Dec-43 15-Jan-44 24-Jan-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Nan Hai 147. Fate unknown.
1819 Samoine 11-Oct-43 08-Nov-43 15-Nov-43 Laid down as the Edward Bruce.
US reserve fleet.
1815 Samois 06-Oct-43 31-Oct-43 08-Nov-43 1967 Laid down as the Samuel H
Ralston. Scrapped.
1812 Samokla 01-Oct-43 23-Oct-43 27-Oct-43 1962 Laid down as the Jose Artigas.
Scrapped.
1770 Samos 25-Jul-43 21-Aug-43 30-Aug-43 Dec-68 Laid down as the Tench
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1800 Samota 13-Sep-43 06-Oct-43 13-Oct-43 Laid down as the Adolph
Lewishon. In 1970 was still
trading as the Merry. Fate
unknown.
1777 Samothrace 09-Aug-43 03-Sep-43 11-Sep-43 Jul-67 Laid down as the Orville P
Taylor. Scrapped.
2413 Samouse 17-Dec-43 17-Jan-44 26-Jan-44 Jun-69 Scrapped
1774 Sampa 31-Jul-43 28-Aug-43 06-Sep-43 22-Feb-45 Laid down as the William
Smallwood. Struck mine 9 miles
north of Ostend and sank.
1776 Sampenn 05-Aug-43 30-Aug-43 07-Sep-43 Sep-66 Laid down as the John H Hatton.
Completed as the Samora.
Scrapped.
1839 Samport 14-Nov-43 06-Dec-43 14-Dec-43 Nov-62 Laid down as the Israel Wheelen.
Scrapped.
1849 Samsacola 26-Nov-43 18-Dec-43 29-Dec-43 31-Jul-67 Laid down as the Melvil Dewey.
Caught fire off Madras, salvaged
and declared CTL.
1817 Samsette 09-Oct-43 05-Nov-43 12-Nov-43 Feb-68 Laid down as the Augustine
Herman. Scrapped.
2606 Samshee 08-Feb-44 09-Mar-44 21-Mar-44 Aug-64 Scrapped
1816 Samsip 08-Oct-43 01-Nov-43 09-Nov-43 07-Dec-44 Laid down as the Samsip. Ran
aground in Scheldt estuary and
finally deliberately sank by
gunfire from Allied ships.
2644 Samskern 05-May-44 03-Jun-44 13-Jun-44 06-Jan-69 Ran aground
2629 Samsoaring 31-Mar-44 02-May-44 29-May-44 03-Jan-68 Ran aground
2638 Samspeed 22-Apr-44 22-May-44 03-Jun-44 10-Jul-66 Foundered off Cape Hatteras.
2608 Samspelga 15-Feb-44 16-Mar-44 25-Mar-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Nan Hai 142. Fate unknown.
2590 Samstrule 10-Jan-44 05-Feb-44 16-Feb-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Marina. Fate unknown.
2615 Samsturdy 29-Feb-44 31-Mar-44 14-Apr-44 Nov-66 Scrapped
2645 Samsylarna 08-May-44 10-Jun-44 24-Jun-44 Stern blown off by torpedo from
aircraft. Abandoned, reboarded
and beached near Benghazi.
Repaired. Still trading in 1970 as
the Huta Sosnowiec. Fate
unknown.
1808 Samsylvan 25-Sep-43 17-Oct-43 27-Oct-43 30-Jan-60 Laid down as the J Whitridge
Williams. Grounded.
2643 Samtana 02-May-44 30-May-44 09-Jun-44 Oct-67 Scrapped
2411 Samtay 13-Dec-43 10-Jan-44 20-Jan-44 Dec-68 Scrapped
2635 Samtorch 14-Apr-44 17-May-44 31-May-44 Apr-67 Scrapped

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1834 Samtroy 06-Nov-43 29-Nov-43 07-Dec-43 Laid down as the Ross G Marvin.
In 1970 was still trading as the
Hoping San Shi Wu. Fate
unknown.
2619 Samtrusty 09-Mar-44 10-Apr-44 23-Apr-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Sangaetano. Fate unknown.
2633 Samtruth 10-Apr-44 12-May-44 23-May-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Ploce. Fate unknown.
1852 Samtweed 30-Nov-43 21-Dec-43 30-Dec-43 Apr-67 Laid down as the William R Cox.
Scrapped
937 Samuel Blatchford 15-Dec-42 06-Feb-43 23-Feb-43 Oct-69 Scrapped
23 Samuel Chase 12-Sep-41 22-Feb-42 11-Apr-42 Feb-67 Scrapped
2647 Samuel F B Morse 25-Apr-44 24-May-44 04-Jun-44 Dec-68 Scrapped
46 Samuel Johnston 14-Apr-42 14-Jun-42 30-Jun-42 Feb-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
1000 Samuel Mcintyre 15-May-43 18-Jun-43 29-Jun-43 1966 Scrapped
1773 Samur 29-Jul-43 24-Aug-43 01-Sep-43 Mar-66 Laid down as the Charles C
Long. Scrapped.
1798 Samuta 11-Sep-43 03-Oct-43 12-Oct-43 06-Jan-53 Laid down as the Jesse De
Forest. Grounded off Sydney
Point.
1799 Samuta 12-Sep-43 10-Oct-43 18-Oct-43 Jun-63 Laid down as the Lyon G Tyler.
Scrapped.
1837 Samvard 12-Nov-43 03-Dec-43 13-Dec-43 21-Aug-68 Laid down as the Ammla.
Reverted to original name in
1944. Foundered off Hong
Kong.
1809 Samvern 26-S ep-43 17-Oct-43 28-Oct-43 Laid down as the Edith Wharton.
Sunk by mine off Antwerp (51.22
North 3.02 East).
1762 Samwater 12-Jul-43 09-Aug-43 16-Aug-43 29-Jan-47 Laid down as David De Vries.
Caught fire and sank.
2624 Samwinged 22-Mar-44 22-Apr-44 30-Apr-44 US reserve fleet.
1801 Samwis 15-Sep-43 08-Oct-43 15-Oct-43 Nov-68 Laid down as the Edward Cook .
Scrapped.
1840 Samyale 15-Nov-43 07-Dec-43 17-Dec-43 10-Jun-67 Laid down as the Hugh L Kerwin.
Collided with tanker Russel H
Green and scrapped.
1810 Samyork 27-Sep-43 19-Oct-43 29-Oct-43 13-Jan-65 Laid down as the W Walter
Husband. Sank east of Tokyo.
961 Santiago Iglesias 21-Feb-43 30-Mar-43 10-Apr-43 16-Sep-65 Packed with 8715 tons of
ammunition and sunk. Exploded
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2652 Sidney Wright 22-May-44 26-Jun-44 07-Jul-44 May-67 Scrapped
975 Silas Weir Mitchell 26-Mar-43 29-Apr-43 08-May-43 Aug-66 Scrapped
33 St Olaf 06-Jan-42 12-Apr-42 20-May-42 Apr-63 Renamed Jasmine and
converted to a hospital ship in
1943. Converted again to
transport in November 1945.
Scrapped.
1804 Stage Door Canteen 19-Sep-43 12-Oct-43 21-Oct-43 1961 Scrapped
2601 Stephen W Gambrill 31-Jan-44 29-Feb-44 13-Mar-44 Aug-67 Scrapped
982 Stevenson Taylor 08-Apr-43 11-May-43 20-May-43 Jan-70 Scrapped
2618 Sverre Helmersen 07-Mar-44 08-Apr-44 22-Apr-44 23-Apr-45 Laid down as the William
Hodson. Damaged by mine off
Antwerp and declared CTL.
926 Thaddeus Kosciuszko 02-Nov-42 28-Nov-42 15-Dec-42 20-Sep-62 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Wrecked North of
Russia (69.52 North 61.10 East).
43 Theodore Foster 31-Mar-42 14-Jun-42 29-Jun-42 Mar-70 Scrapped
948 Thomas Cresap 17-Jan-43 01-Mar-43 16-Mar-43 Dec-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
2592 Thomas Donaldson 17-Jan-44 11-Feb-44 22-Feb-44 20-Mar-45 Whilst travelling in convoy JW65
was torpedoed by German
submarine U968 (commanded by
Westphalen) off Murmansk
(69.26 North 33.44 East). 4 crew
lost.
301 Thomas McKean 05-Nov-41 30-Apr-42 29-May-42 29-Jun-42 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed then sunk by
gunfire from U505 (commanded
by Loewe) in the Carribean
(20.00 North 60.00 West). 4
crew and 1 Armed Guard lost,
plus the Master lost whilst
returning to the US on the SS
Onondaga.
30 Thomas Nelson 10-Dec-41 04-Apr-42 12-May-42 US reserve fleet
995 Thomas Nelson Page 05-May-43 01-Jun-43 12-Jun-43 Mar-70 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
933 Thomas R Marshall 07-Dec-42 15-Jan-43 28-Jan-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet
39 Thomas Ruffin 09-Mar-42 18-May-42 10-Jun-42 09-Mar-43 Whilst in convoy BT6 was
torpedoed by German submarine
U510 (commanded by Neitzel) in
the Gulf of Mexico (7.40 North
52.07 West). Towed to port but
declared CTL. 4 crew and 2
Armed Guard lost.
921 Thomas Sim Lee 23-Sep-42 24-Oct-42 31-Oct-42 US reserve fleet

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27 Thomas Stone 20-Oct-41 12-Apr-42 16-May-42 US reserve fleet
1756 Thomas U Walter 28-Jun-43 25-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 Aug-66 Scrapped
1757 Thorstein Veblen 29-Jun-43 28-Jul-43 09-Aug-43 Aug-66 Scrapped
1020 Townsend Harris 18-Jun-43 24-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 Sep-67 Scrapped
307 Tristram Dalton 06-Jul-42 27-Aug-42 09-Sep-42 Dec-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
2406 Tuscana 05-Dec-43 29-Dec-43 08-Jan-44 Mar-67 Laid down as the William R Cox.
Delivered inclomplete (94.5%) to
the US Navy. Scrapped.
1779 Tutuila 11-Aug-43 12-Sep-43 18-Sep-43 Laid down as the Arthur P
Gorman. Delivered incomplete
to the US Navy. In 1970 was still
in USN service. Fate unknown.
1811 U S O 29-Sep-43 21-Oct-43 30-Oct-43 06-Nov-67 Ran aground south of Hong
Kong.
1803 Viggo Hansteen 18-Sep-43 11-Oct-43 18-Oct-43 20-Mar-63 Laid down as the George M
Shriver. Ran aground.
2661 Vincent Harrington 16-Jun-44 22-Jul-44 31-Jul-44 1963 Scrapped
1797 W R Grace 09-S ep-43 04-Oct-43 11-Oct-43 Jan-66 Scrapped
2656 Walter Kidde 03-Jun-44 10-Jul-44 22-Jul-44 Feb-66 Scrapped
972 Ward Hunt 19-Mar-43 23-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 1963 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
2597 Warren Delano 22-Jan-44 24-Feb-44 04-Mar-44 Jun-66 Scrapped
2666 Webster 01-Jul-44 05-Aug-44 26-Aug-44 Laid down as the Masbate.
Delivered incomplete to the US
Navy (79.9%). US reserve fleet.
923 Will Rogers 11-Oct-42 08-Nov-42 27-Nov-42 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy HX346 was torpedoed by
German submarine U1024
(commanded by Gutteck) in the
Irish Sea. She was towed in to
port and berthed as the James W
Nesmith and repaired. No
fatalities.
930 Willard Hall 29-Nov-42 28-Dec-42 11-Jan-43 1966 Scrapped
2588 William D Byron 01-Jan-44 02-Feb-44 15-Feb-44 15-Aug-44 Struck mine off Italy, declared
CTL. No fatalities.
309 William Few 14-Jul-42 28-Aug-42 10-Sep-42 Feb-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
310 William Grayson 16-Jul-42 31-Aug-42 14-Sep-42 Jun-68 Scrapped
1006 William H Jackson 22-May-43 23-Jun-43 02-Jul-43 Dec-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
980 William H Webb 05-Apr-43 07-May-43 15-May-43 02-Jan-46 Ran aground and broke in two
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953 William H Welch 31-Jan-43 10-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 26-Feb-44 Forced ashore in storm and
broke up (Loch Ewe). 35 crew,
23 Armed Guard and 3
passengers lost.
959 William H Wilmer 19-Feb-43 25-Mar-43 05-Apr-43 15-Apr-62 Caught fire in Beirut harbour,
refloated but declared CTL.
2653 William Hodson 23-May-44 29-Jun-44 12-Jul-44 1963 Scrapped
40 William Johnson 18-Mar-42 22-May-42 16-Jun-42 1962 Scrapped
2672 William Libbey 28-Jul-44 30-Aug-44 13-Sep-44 1966 Scrapped
47 William MacLay 25-Apr-42 22-Jun-42 07-Jul-42 Oct-67 Scrapped
932 William McKinley 07-Dec-42 21-Jan-43 06-Feb-43 US reserve fleet
302 William Paca 13-Dec-41 30-May-42 19-Jun-42 01-Dec-69 30 Nov 44 collided with the
Empire Ness off Terneuzen.
Repaired. Scrapped.
48 William Patterson 29-Apr-42 26-Jun-42 13-Jul-42 US reserve fleet
974 William Pepper 25-Mar-43 24-Apr-43 01-May-43 Feb-62 Scrapped
941 William R Day 24-Dec-42 12-Feb-43 02-Mar-43 Dec-59 Scrapped
61 William Rawle 28-Jun-42 19-Aug-42 29-Aug-42 Dec-58 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Ran aground and
declared CTL. Scrapped.
2651 William S Baer 22-May-44 27-Jun-44 08-Jul-44 US reserve fleet
956 William S Halsted 13-Feb-43 16-Mar-43 29-Mar-43 May-68 Scrapped
1761 William S Thayer 12-Jul-43 11-Aug-43 19-Aug-43 30-Apr-44 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy RA59 was torpedoed by
German submarine U711
(commanded by Lange) off Bear
Island (73.46 North 19.10 East).
23 crew, 13 passengers and 7
Armed Guard lost.
970 William Strong 12-Mar-43 13-Apr-43 24-Apr-43 20-Nov-47 Ran aground and broke in two
near Tretteskjaer.
59 William Tilghman 20-Jun-42 07-Aug-42 18-Aug-42 US reserve fleet
993 William Tyler Page 01-May-43 31-May-43 22-Jun-43 Mar-64 Scrapped
977 William W Gerhard 28-Mar-43 26-Apr-43 06-May-43 21-Sep-43 Whilst part of convoy NSS3 was
torpedoed by U593 (commanded
by Kelbling) off Salerno (40.05
North 14.43 East). 2 Armed
Guard lost.
50 William Wirt 13-May-42 04-Jul-42 24-Jul-42 1966 Scrapped
967 Winfred L Smith 08-Mar-43 07-Apr-43 17-Apr-43 Nov-59 Scrapped
954 Wisteria 06-Feb-43 06-Mar-43 22-Mar-43 Mar-69 Laid down as the William Osler.
Converted to hospital ship.
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931 Woodbridge N Ferris 02-Dec-42 28-Dec-42 15-Jan-43 Mar-65 Scrapped
2664 Xanthus 27-Jun-44 31-Jul-44 16-Aug-44 Laid down as the Hecla.
Delivered incomplete to US Navy
(79.9%), converted to repair ship
and intended fro transfer to
Royal Navy. Retained by US
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No.
2558 A B Hammond 23-Dec-43 21-Jan-44 08-Feb-44 25-Jan-63 Ran aground, refloated and sold
for scrap.
674 Abel Stearns 26-Oct-42 25-Nov-42 15-Dec-42 Jun-66 Scrapped.
281 Abiel Foster 13-Oct-41 22-Mar-42 16-May-42 1961 Scrapped.
75 Abraham Clark 03-Dec-41 02-Apr-42 10-Jun-42 23-Oct-59 Grounded, salvaged and
scrapped.
277 Albert Gallatin 11-Sep-41 12-Feb-42 30-Apr-42 02-Jan-44 On 28 August 1943, whilst being
escorted by airship K-34, was hit
by torpedo from German
submarine U107 (commanded
by Simmermacher), however the
torpedo failed to explode. Was
finally sunk by torpedo from
Japanese submarine I26
(commanded by Kusaka) whilst
travelling independently in the
Arabian Sea (21.21 North 59.58
East). No fatalities.
1877 Albert P Ryder 08-Aug-43 30-Aug-43 15-Sep-43 Mar-66 Scrapped.
1879 Albino Perez 12-Aug-43 04-Sep-43 19-Sep-43 Jan-61 Scrapped.
726 Alice F Palmer 12-Feb-43 12-Mar-43 28-Mar-43 10-Jul-43 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed and shelled by
German submarine U177
(commanded by Gysae) off
Mozambique (26.30 South 44.20
East). No fatalities.
2235 Allen C Balch 21-Dec-43 17-Jan-44 02-Feb-44 14-Apr-61 Ran aground and broke in two
676 Amos G Throop 30-Oct-42 28-Nov-42 19-Dec-42 Feb-68 Scrapped.
734 Amy Lowell 28-Feb-43 27-Mar-43 10-Apr-43 1967 Scrapped.
1670 Andrew T Huntington 16-May-43 08-Jun-43 20-Jun-43 Was still trading in 1966 as the
Efdromos. Current fate
unknown.
1683 Anson P K Safford 07-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 14-Jul-43 Dec-65 Scrapped.
682 Archbishop Lamy 11-Nov-42 12-Dec-42 28-Dec-42 Apr-64 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1858 Arthur P Davis 29-Jun-43 23-Jul-43 06-Aug-43 May-68 Scrapped.
708 Ascella 07-Jan-43 04-Feb-43 21-Feb-43 1964 Laid down as the George C
Yount. Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped
2554 Augustin Stahl 11-Dec-43 05-Jan-44 22-Jan-44 Sep-69 Scrapped.
2543 Ben B Lindsey 11-Nov-43 08-Dec-43 27-Dec-43 Jun-68 Scrapped.
1646 Benjamin D Wilson 07-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 13-May-43 Feb-62 Scrapped.
66 Benjamin Franklin 21-Jun-41 16-Nov-41 21-Mar-42 1958 Scrapped.

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282 Benjamin Goodhue 20-Oct-41 31-Mar-42 20-May-42 Oct-61 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
675 Benjamin Ide Wheeler 28-Oct-42 27-Nov-42 17-Dec-42 Oct-44 Sank by Kamikazi aircraft off
Leyete. 1 crew and 1 Armed
Guard lost. Refloated and laid
up, but finally scrapped in 1948.
716 Benjamin Lundy 24-Jan-43 20-Feb-43 09-Mar-43 1962 Scrapped.
739 Benjamin N Cardozo 10-Mar-43 05-Apr-43 19-Apr-43 29-Jan-45 Either exploded whilst loading
depth charges, or may have
been sunk in error by US
submarine.
664 Benjamin R Curtis 30-Sep-42 03-Nov-42 21-Nov-42 16-Apr-47 Whilst loading ammonium nitrate
fertiliser (as the Grandcamp)
caught fire and exploded,
causing the famous Texas City
disaster. A chemical plant and
two miles of oil storage facilities
were destroyed, and over 500
people lost their lives.
1667 Billy Mitchell 11-May-43 02-Jun-43 17-Jun-43 1965 Scrapped.
1687 Billy Sunday 14-Jun-43 10-Jul-43 22-Jul-43 18-Mar-63 Ran aground off Portugal,
abandoned, taken in tow and
sank.
738 Blanche F Sigman 09-Mar-43 05-Apr-43 17-Apr-43 Laid down as Stanford White.
Converted to hospital ship. US
reserve fleet.
648 Booker T Washington 19-Aug-42 29-Sep-42 17-Oct-42 Jul-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1690 Brand Whitlock 18-Jun-43 13-Jul-43 26-Jul-43 Jun-67 Scrapped.
633 Brigham Young 10-Jul-42 17-Aug-42 05-Sep-42 In 1943 was taken over by the
US Navy and renamed the
Murzim. US reserve fleet.
658 Brockholst Livingston 18-Sep-42 21-Oct-42 07-Nov-42 09-Oct-45 Ran aground in typhoon on
Okinawa.
2242 C K McClatchy 10-Feb-44 07-Mar-44 29-Mar-44 Aug-68 Scrapped.
1860 Caelum 30-Jun-43 25-Jul-43 10-Aug-43 Aug-61 Laid down as the Wyatt Earp.
Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped
78 Caleb Strong 28-Jan-42 16-Apr-42 27-May-42 Feb-66 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
698 Carlos Carrillo 19-Dec-42 15-Jan-43 31-Jan-43 Feb-63 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
2557 Carole Lombard 19-Dec-43 15-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 Aug-59 Scrapped.
1680 Charles A Warfield 31-May-43 25-Jun-43 09-Jul-43 Apr-69 Scrapped.
1653 Charles Crocker 18-Apr-43 11-May-43 24-May-43 Jan-65 Scrapped.

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1661 Charles D Poston 02-May-43 25-May-43 08-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
2548 Charles Fort 20-Nov-43 17-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 12-Oct-64 Ran aground off Tarifa Light,
refloated and declared CTL.
1633 Charles H Windham 15-Mar-43 10-Apr-43 23-Apr-43 Mar-60 Scrapped.
1649 Charles Lummis 13-Apr-43 05-May-43 18-May-43 May-65 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
2232 Charles Paddock 02-Dec-43 26-Dec-43 13-Jan-44 12-Jul-67 Foundered.
636 Clara Barton 19-Jul-42 25-Aug-42 12-Sep-42 US reserve fleet.
1660 Clarence Darrow 30-Apr-43 23-May-43 06-Jun-43 1968 Scrapped.
2555 Clarence H Matson 13-Dec-43 08-Jan-44 26-Jan-44 Nov-69 Scrapped.
69 Daniel Boone 17-Jul-41 14-Jan-42 15-Apr-42 Transferred to US Navy 1943,
renamed Ara. US reserve fleet.
715 Daniel Drake 21-Jan-43 18-Feb-43 07-Mar-43 Dec-59 Scrapped.
2237 David A Curry 05-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 17-Feb-44 Sep-69 Scrapped.
1666 David E Hughes 10-May-43 31-May-43 15-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
1867 David R Francis 19-Jul-43 11-Aug-43 24-Aug-43 May-60 Scrapped.
1874 Don Marquis 31-Jul-43 23-Aug-43 11-Sep-43 26-Sep-44 Collided with Missionary Ridge.
3 US Army personnel killed
(none killed on the Missionary
Ridge). Caught fire and declared
CTL. Taken over as hulk by US
Navy and eventually scrapped.
710 Edmund Fanning 11-Jan-43 08-Feb-43 25-Feb-43 13-Mar-47 Caught fire and exploded in
Genoa. Salvaged and declared
CTL.
712 Edmund Randolph 15-Jan-43 12-Feb-43 28-Feb-43 Dec-66 Scrapped.
2233 Edward J O'Brien 04-Dec-43 28-Dec-43 15-Jan-44 Jun-67 Scrapped.
713 Edward Livingston 19-Jan-43 13-Feb-43 03-Mar-43 1966 Scrapped.
1913 Edward Paine 24-Oct-43 22-Nov-43 09-Dec-43 Jan-61 Scrapped.
1645 Edward W Scripps 06-Apr-43 28-Apr-43 11-May-43 US reserve fleet.
1864 Edwin Abbey 13-Jul-43 05-Aug-43 19-Aug-43 Feb-67 Scrapped.
284 Edwin Markham 18-Feb-42 05-May-42 09-Jun-42 May-65 Scrapped.
83 Egbert Benson 02-Apr-42 03-Jun-42 24-Jun-42 US reserve fleet.
279 Elbridge Gerry 22-Sep-41 28-Feb-42 20-May-42 Jun-66 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
691 Elihu B Washburne 01-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 16-Jan-43 03-Jul-43 Sunk by German submarine
U513 (commanded by
Guggenberger) off Brazil (24.05
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2559 Elinor Wylie 27-Dec-43 24-Jan-44 10-Feb-44 Oct-58 On 6 Oct 1944 hit mine in
Mediterranean and declared
CTL. No fatalities. Taken over
by US Navy and renamed the
Triana in May 1945. Scrapped.
631 Ewing Young 30-Jun-42 13-Aug-42 30-Aug-42 Nov-59 Scrapped.
81 F A C Muhlenberg 24-Feb-42 13-May-42 13-Jun-42 01-Jul-66 Converted to troopship.
Grounded, caught fire and
salvaged. Declared CTL.
639 Felipe De Neve 26-Jul-42 04-Sep-42 19-Sep-42 1966 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1678 Finley Peter Dunne 30-May-43 21-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 Apr-67 Scrapped.
649 Fitz-John Porter 22-Aug-42 27-Sep-42 15-Oct-42 01-Mar-43 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy BT6 was torpedoed by
German submarine U518
(commanded by Wissmann) in
the South Atlantic (12.20 South
37.01 West). 1 Armed Guard
lost.
1674 Florence Crittenton 24-May-43 15-Jun-43 26-Jun-43 Jan-67 Scrapped.
299 Francis Drake 27-Jun-42 08-Aug-42 27-Aug-42 US reserve fleet.
89 Francis Parkman 13-May-42 29-Jun-42 21-Jul-42 Apr-61 Scrapped.
672 Frank Joseph Irwin 21-Oct-42 21-Nov-42 10-Dec-42 Mar-67 Scrapped.
1677 Frank Springer 28-May-43 19-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 Oct-67 Scrapped.
1873 Frank Wiggins 29-Jul-43 21-Aug-43 09-Sep-43 Oct-67 Scrapped.
2542 Franklin H King 09-Nov-43 06-Dec-43 24-Dec-43 Jul-67 Scrapped.
1663 Franklin K Lane 06-May-43 28-May-43 11-Jun-43 Oct-65 Scrapped.
2567 Frederick C Hicks 09-Feb-44 04-Mar-44 23-Mar-44 19-May-67 Ran aground and broke in two
off San Lazaro Light.
656 Gabriel Duval 11-Sep-42 13-Oct-42 31-Oct-42 1962 Scrapped.
678 Gaspar De Portola 03-Nov-42 04-Dec-42 22-Dec-42 07-Jun-43 Ran aground (Caribbean).
Refloated and used as fire
training hulk, later scrapped.
646 George A Custer 15-Aug-42 23-Sep-42 10-Oct-42 1961 Scrapped.
91 George Bancroft 03-Jun-42 15-Jul-42 04-Aug-42 Feb-60 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
671 George Chaffey 18-Oct-42 18-Nov-42 08-Dec-42 US reserve fleet.
700 George E Hale 23-Dec-42 19-Jan-43 06-Feb-43 Sep-61 Scrapped.

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647 George G Meade 17-Aug-42 25-Sep-42 13-Oct-42 May-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. On 9 March 1943,
whilst travelling as part of convoy
BT6, was torpedoed and
damaged by German submarine
U510 (commanded by Neitzel) in
the Atlantic (07.11 North 52.30
West). No fatalities. Scrapped.
1641 George Gershwin 29-Mar-43 22-Apr-43 04-May-43 US reserve fleet.
1866 George Kenny 18-Jul-43 09-Aug-43 22-Aug-43 Jul-60 Scrapped.
285 George Matthews 28-Feb-42 09-May-42 11-Jun-42 Jul-67 Scrapped.
290 George Thacher 05-May-42 23-Jun-42 16-Jul-42 01-Nov-42 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U126 (commanded
by Bauer) off Africa (01.45 South
07.40 East). 5 crew, 5 Armed
Guard and 8 US Army personnel
lost.
1869 Gutzon Borglum 22-Jul-43 14-Aug-43 30-Aug-43 1945 Grounded in typhoon. Refloated
by collided with tug. Declared
CTL.
692 Harrison Gray Otis 04-Dec-42 03-Jan-43 17-Jan-43 04-Aug-43 Damaged by Italian limpet mine
in Gibraltar. Scrapped.
2551 Hart Crane 25-Nov-43 22-Dec-43 07-Jan-44 Jan-66 Scrapped.
673 Helen Hunt Jackson 24-Oct-42 23-Nov-42 12-Dec-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
657 Henry Baldwin 13-Sep-42 18-Oct-42 05-Nov-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
2560 Henry E Huntington 28-Dec-43 27-Jan-44 12-Feb-44 Oct-61 Scrapped.
728 Henry H Sibley 17-Feb-43 16-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 Oct-68 Scrapped.
74 Henry Knox 17-Nov-41 06-Mar-42 13-May-42 19-Jun-43 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed by Japanese
submarine I37 (commanded by
Otani) off the Maldive Islands
(00.00 North 70.10 East). 13
crew and 13 Armed Guard lost.
2552 Henry L Gantt 08-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 18-Jan-44 Dec-63 Scrapped.
729 Henry M Rice 18-Feb-43 17-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 Jul-63 Scrapped.
2538 Henry Miller 31-Oct-43 27-Nov-43 19-Dec-43 03-Jan-45 Whilst travelling in convoy
GUS63 was torpedoed by
German submarine U870
(commanded by Hechler) off
Morocco (35.51 North 06.24
West). Declared CTL on arrival
in Gibraltar. No fatalities.
642 Henry Ward Beecher 04-Aug-42 11-Sep-42 26-Sep-42 Feb-69 Temporarily converted to
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94 Hinton R Helper 12-Jun-42 24-Jul-42 13-Aug-42 Mar-61 Scrapped.
641 Horace Greeley 31-Jul-42 09-Sep-42 24-Sep-42 28-Jul-66 Packed with ammunition,
scuttled and exploded at 4000 ft
as part of scientific experiment.
634 Horace Mann 12-Jul-42 19-Aug-42 08-Sep-42 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Ireti. Fate unknown.
2563 Horatio Allen 15-Jan-44 10-Feb-44 26-Feb-44 21-Sep-56 In 1956 was lengthened to 511.5
feet. Broke in two and declared
CTL.
705 Howard Stansbury 31-Dec-42 30-Jan-43 15-Feb-43 Aug-61 Scrapped.
1854 Howard T Ricketts 21-Jun-43 17-Jul-43 30-Jul-43 1968 Scrapped.
669 Hubert Howe Bancroft 13-Oct-42 11-Nov-42 30-Nov-42 May-67 Scrapped.
685 Hugh S Legare 18-Nov-42 22-Dec-42 06-Jan-43 Sep-59 Scrapped.
2565 I N Van Nuys 29-Jan-44 23-Feb-44 13-Mar-44 In 1947 was renamed the
Alexandros Koryzis. No further
record.
2566 Ida M Tarbell 31-Jan-44 15-Feb-44 15-Mar-44 Jan-68 Scrapped.
1648 Ignace Paderewski 12-Apr-43 04-May-43 16-May-43 1945 Severely damaged in typhoon
and declared CTL.
1856 Ina Coolbrith 25-Jun-43 19-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 Mar-70 Scrapped.
84 Isaac Coles 08-Apr-42 07-Jun-42 26-Jun-42 May-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2239 J Frank Cooper 21-Jan-44 17-Feb-44 06-Mar-44 Feb-69 Scrapped.
2231 Jack Singer 27-Nov-43 23-Dec-43 09-Jan-44 10-Aug-45 Torpedoed by aircraft off
Okinawa and beached. No
fatalities. Refloated but forced
ashore during typhoon.
1665 Jacob S Mansfield 09-May-43 31-May-43 14-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
737 Jacques Cartier 06-Mar-43 02-Apr-43 16-Apr-43 Apr-62 Scrapped.
2556 James A Wilder 17-Dec-43 14-Jan-44 29-Jan-44 20-Jan-62 Ran aground and broke in two.
650 James B McPherson 25-Aug-42 04-Oct-42 22-Oct-42 Mar-62 Scrapped.
732 James B Weaver 24-Feb-43 23-Mar-43 07-Apr-43 1965 Scrapped.
686 James Buchanan 21-Nov-42 23-Dec-42 08-Jan-43 Jul-69 Scrapped.
92 James Ford Rhodes 07-Jun-42 19-Jul-42 06-Aug-42 1964 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
719 James G Birney 30-Jan-43 27-Feb-43 15-Mar-43 Jan-67 Scrapped.
643 James Gordon Bennett 09-Aug-42 14-Sep-42 30-Sep-42 Aug-61 Scrapped.
727 James M Goodhue 15-Feb-43 15-Mar-43 30-Mar-43 02-Jan-66 Sprung leak and beached in
heavy weather.
80 James Monroe 04-Feb-42 27-Apr-42 03-Jun-42 Temporarily converted to
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703 James Robertson 29-Dec-42 26-Jan-43 11-Feb-43 07-Jul-43 Sunk by German submarine
U185 (commanded by Maus) off
Brazil (04.05 South 35.58 West).
1 Armed Guard lost.
287 James Schureman 22-Mar-42 23-May-42 20-Jun-42 Apr-62 Scrapped.
1668 James Shields 13-May-43 05-Jun-43 18-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
2546 James W Johnson 15-Nov-43 12-Dec-43 30-Dec-43 US reserve fleet.
670 James W Marshall 15-Oct-42 16-Nov-42 05-Dec-42 08-Jun-44 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Hit and damaged by
guided bomb off Salerno. 13
crew, 17 Armed Guard and
unknown number of US Army
personnel lost. Later sunk as
part of Mulberry harbour during
Allied invasions of Normandy.
635 Jane Addams 15-Jul-42 22-Aug-42 10-Sep-42 Mar-69 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
1650 Jedediah S Smith 14-Apr-43 07-May-43 19-May-43 Oct-64 Scrapped.
690 Jeremiah S Black 28-Nov-42 30-Dec-42 13-Jan-43 1963 Scrapped.
2241 Joe Fellows 12-Feb-44 10-Mar-44 29-Mar-44 28-Jul-66 Ran aground and broke in two
off Port Okha.
1911 John A Roebling 19-Oct-43 13-Nov-43 05-Dec-43 Feb-68 Scrapped.
293 John A Sutter 23-May-42 10-Jul-42 27-Jul-42 Nov-69 Scrapped.
1659 John Alden 28-Apr-43 22-May-43 04-Jun-43 1959 Scrapped.
82 John B Ashe 06-Mar-42 16-May-42 16-Jun-42 Jun-62 Scrapped.
683 John Bidwell 14-Nov-42 19-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 Aug-60 Scrapped.
1652 John Burroughs 17-Apr-43 10-May-43 23-May-43 Nov-62 Scrapped.
64 John C Freemont 24-May-41 27-Sep-41 21-Feb-42 31-Mar-45 Damaged by mine off Philipines,
declared CTL. No fatalities.
2539 John Davey 02-Nov-43 28-Nov-43 21-Dec-43 1961 Scrapped.
2561 John Dockweiler 31-Dec-43 29-Jan-44 15-Feb-44 Feb-70 Scrapped.
697 John Drake Sloat 17-Dec-42 12-Jan-43 28-Jan-43 Aug-60 Scrapped.
2549 John Drew 22-Nov-43 19-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 May-67 Scrapped.
90 John Fiske 16-May-42 03-Jul-42 25-Jul-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
2547 John H Quick 16-Nov-43 13-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 Nov-69 Scrapped.
283 John Hathorn 12-Feb-42 30-Apr-42 06-Jun-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
77 John Langdon 14-Jan-42 14-Apr-42 20-Jun-42 In 1944 was renamed the Tiblisi.
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687 John M Clayton 23-Nov-42 27-Dec-42 08-Jan-43 Nov-62 On 1 Jan 1945 was attacked and
damaged by aircraft bombs. 2
crew 4 Armed Guard lost.
Beached, eventually salvaged
and repaired. Scrapped.
286 John Page 11-Mar-42 19-May-42 18-Jun-42 Nov-59 Scrapped.
67 John Paul Jones 27-Jun-41 03-Dec-41 30-Mar-42 US reserve fleet
1654 John S Casement 02-Apr-43 13-May-43 26-May-43 14-Jun-67 Damaged in collision and sold for
scrap.
730 John S Pillsbury 20-Feb-43 19-Mar-43 04-Apr-43 Mar-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
652 John Sedgwick 31-Aug-42 07-Oct-42 24-Oct-42 1963 Scrapped.
289 John Steele 30-Apr-42 21-Jun-42 14-Jul-42 Nov-61 Scrapped.
2540 John W Searles 06-Nov-43 02-Dec-43 22-Dec-43 In 1970 was still trading as the
Samudra Jit. Fate unknown.
1647 Jose Sepulveda 10-Apr-43 02-May-43 15-May-43 In 1943 was renamed the
Suchan. No further information.
1875 Joseph Francis 04-Aug-43 27-Aug-43 12-Sep-43 May-60 Scrapped.
693 Joseph H Hollister 07-Dec-42 05-Jan-43 20-Jan-43 Aug-66 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
86 Joseph McKenna 16-Apr-42 12-Jun-42 30-Jun-42 May-62 Scrapped.
1675 Joseph Priestley 25-May-43 17-Jun-43 28-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
644 Joseph Pulitzer 10-Aug-42 18-Sep-42 06-Oct-42 US reserve fleet.
1870 Joseph Reynolds 23-Jul-43 16-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 May-59 Scrapped.
655 Joseph Story 09-Sep-42 15-Oct-42 03-Nov-42 1963 Scrapped.
1662 Josiah Earl 04-May-43 27-May-43 09-Jun-43 Jan-69 Caught fire, later scrapped.
1651 Josiah Nelson Cushing 16-A pr-43 08-May-43 21-May-43 Dec-67 Scrapped.
714 Josiah Royce 20-Jan-43 16-Feb-43 05-Mar-43 Sep-66 Scrapped.
291 Juan Cabrillo 09-May-42 27-Jun-42 19-Jul-42 Apr-61 Scrapped.
1634 Juan Flaco Brown 16-Mar-43 12-Apr-43 24-Apr-43 Jul-61 Scrapped.
2234 Julian W Mack 12-Dec-43 07-Jan-44 24-Jan-44 Feb-69 Scrapped.
292 Junipero Serra 20-May-42 30-Jun-42 23-Jul-42 Feb-59 Scrapped.
1664 Kenmore 08-May-43 30-May-43 12-Jun-43 Laid down as the James H
McClintock. Taken over by US
Navy. Converted to troopship.
US reserve fleet.
681 King S Woolsey 09-Nov-42 13-Dec-42 29-Dec-42 Apr-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
731 Knute Nelson 24-Feb-43 22-Mar-43 06-Apr-43 Jul-69 Scrapped.
298 Leland Stanford 23-Jun-42 04-Aug-42 25-Aug-42 Aug-67 Temporarily converted to
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1915 Leopold Damrosch 29-Oct-43 25-Nov-43 18-Dec-43 Sep-61 Scrapped.
1638 Lesuth 24-Mar-43 17-Apr-43 29-Apr-43 1964 Laid down as the William M
Gwin. Taken over by US navy.
Scrapped
689 Lewis Cass 27-Nov-42 29-Dec-42 12-Jan-43 26 jam 1943 Ran aground on Guadalupe
Island. No fatalities.
668 Lincoln Steffens 11-Oct-42 14-Nov-42 03-Dec-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
1637 Livingston 22-Mar-43 16-Apr-43 28-Apr-43 Laid down as Josiah D Whitney.
Taken over by US navy.
Converted to troopship. US
reserve fleet.
684 Louis McLane 16-Nov-42 17-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 1966 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
679 Luis Arguello 05-Nov-42 09-Dec-42 27-Dec-42 Oct-60 Scrapped.
720 Lydia M Child 31-Jan-43 28-Feb-43 17-Mar-43 27-Apr-43 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed by Japanese
submarine I178 (commanded by
Utsuki) off Australia (33.08 South
153.24 East). No fatalities.
1658 Lyman Stewart 27-Apr-43 20-May-43 31-May-43 Jan-69 Scrapped.
1657 Lynx 26-Apr-43 18-May-43 30-May-43 Laid down as the Juan Bautista
de Anza. Taken over by the US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
645 Malcolm M Stewart 13-Aug-42 21-Sep-42 08-Oct-42 US reserve fleet.
723 Margaret Fuller 06-Feb-43 06-Mar-43 23-Mar-43 Feb-67 Scrapped.
722 Maria Mitchell 04-Feb-43 04-Mar-43 21-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.
1679 Marina Raskova 31-May-43 24-Jun-43 08-Jul-43 Mar-62 Scrapped.
665 Marion McKinley 04-Oct-42 05-Nov-42 24-Nov-42 Nov-60 Temporarily converted to
Bovard troopship. Scrapped.
1639 Mark Keppel 26-Mar-43 18-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 Apr-63 Scrapped.
2244 Martin Johnson 17-Mar-44 14-Apr-44 04-May-44 Jul-67 Scrapped.
1642 Megrez 31-Mar-43 23-Apr-43 06-May-43 Laid down as the General
Vallejo. Taken over by US navy.
US reserve fleet
2541 Meyer Lissner 09-Nov-43 04-Dec-43 23-Dec-43 Oct-68 Scrapped.
1636 Miguel Hidalgo 19-Mar-43 14-Apr-43 27-Apr-43 1958 Scrapped.
725 Mintaka 09-Feb-43 10-Mar-43 26-Mar-43 Apr-68 Laid down as the Ansel Briggs,
but taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
1684 Naos 08-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 15-Jul-43 Jul-69 Laid down as the William R
Nelson. Taken over by US
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72 Nathan Hale 29-Sep-41 04-Feb-42 07-May-42 05-Feb-46 Damaged by mine off Gorgona,
declared CTL.
278 Oliver Hazard Perry 15-Sep-41 18-Feb-42 09-May-42 US reserve fleet
1912 Orland Loomis 21-Oct-43 16-Nov-43 07-Dec-43 US reserve fleet.
2238 Oscar Underwood 14-Jan-44 08-Feb-44 26-Feb-44 No further record after being
renamed the Hellenic Beach in
1947.
1655 P T Barnum 23-Apr-43 14-May-43 27-May-43 Jun-61 Scrapped.
79 Paine Wingate 31-Jan-42 21-Apr-42 29-May-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
2230 Paul Chandler 31-Aug-43 24-Sep-43 07-Oct-43 In 1970 was still trading as the
Irena. Fate unknown.
68 Paul Revere 10-Jul-41 21-Dec-41 08-Apr-42 1965 Scrapped
632 Peter Cartwright 03-Jul-42 15-Aug-42 03-Sep-42 1961 Scrapped.
300 Peter H Burnett 29-Jun-42 10-Aug-42 29-Aug-42 1959 On 22 Jan 1943, whilst
proceeding independently in the
Pacific, was torpedoed by
Japanese submarine I21
(commanded by Matsumura) and
damaged (32.45 South 159.32
East). 1 Armed Guard killed.
Repaired and taken over by US
Navy as P H Burnett. Scrapped.
2243 Peter Lassen 11-Mar-44 07-Apr-44 28-Apr-44 1968 Scrapped.
288 Peter Silvester 31-Mar-42 27-May-42 22-Jun-42 06-Feb-45 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U862 (commanded
by Timm) in the Indian Ocean
(34.19 South 99.37 East). This
was the last ship sunk in the
Indian Ocean / South Africa
area. 1 crew, 7 Armed Guard
and 24 US Army personnel lost.
661 Peter V Daniel 25-Sep-42 28-Oct-42 14-Nov-42 1963 Scrapped.
2545 Philip C Shera 13-Nov-43 11-Dec-43 28-Dec-43 Feb-69 Scrapped.
660 Philip P Barbour 23-Sep-42 26-Oct-42 12-Nov-42 US reserve fleet.
711 Phineas Banning 12-Jan-43 09-Feb-43 27-Feb-43 May-67 Scrapped.
694 Phoebe A Hearst 09-Dec-42 07-Jan-43 22-Jan-43 30-Apr-43 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed by Japanese
submarine I19 (commanded by
Kinashi) Nort of Fiji (20.07 South
177.33 East). No fatalities.
696 Pio Pico 13-Dec-42 11-Jan-43 26-Jan-43 Oct-60 Scrapped.
721 Rachel Jackson 02-Feb-43 02-Mar-43 19-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.

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1910 Ralph A Cram 18-Oct-43 11-Nov-43 01-Dec-43 In 1970 was still trading as the
Huta Ostrowiec. Fate unknown.
2236 Raymond T Baker 22-Dec-43 19-Jan-44 07-Feb-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Despo. Fate unknown.
294 Richard Henry Dana 27-May-42 12-Jul-42 31-Jul-42 Converted to a crane barge in
1966.
663 Robert C Grier 29-Sep-42 31-Oct-42 19-Nov-42 1966 Scrapped.
296 Robert F Stockton 19-Jun-42 29-Jul-42 18-Aug-42 ???? Temporarily converted to
troopship. Presumed scrapped.
Was dismantled after use as a
grain store.
1855 Robert G Ingersoll 24-Jun-43 18-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 Feb-61 Scrapped.
2240 Robert L Hague 27-Jan-44 19-Feb-44 09-Mar-44 1968 Scrapped.
70 Robert Morris 23-Jul-41 28-Jan-42 24-Apr-42 US reserve fleet.
706 Robert Stuart 03-Jan-43 31-Jan-43 17-Feb-43 1961 Scrapped.
1872 Rotanin 25-Jul-43 18-Aug-43 06-Sep-43 Sep-66 Laid down as the William Kelly.
Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
280 Rufus King 06-Oct-41 11-Mar-42 29-May-42 07-Jul-42 Ran aground off Moreton Island
(27.12 South 153.12 East).
Broke in two, with forward end
salvaged. No fatalities.
2564 Russell H Chittenden 19-Jan-44 12-Feb-44 29-Feb-44 13-Mar-45 Ran aground off New Guinea.
No fatalities.
1643 Rutilicus 02-Apr-43 26-Apr-43 08-May-43 Laid down as the Andrew
Rowan. US reserve fleet
1878 Samarinda 09-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 17-Sep-43 Apr-67 Laid down as the Samson
Occum. Scrapped
1688 Samaritan 15-Jun-43 11-Jul-43 23-Jul-43 Laid down as the Granville
Stewart. Ultimate fate unknown.
1865 Samarovsk 15-Jul-43 08-Aug-43 21-Aug-43 1960 Laid down as the Henry M
Robinson. Scrapped.
1859 Samblade 30-Jun-43 24-Jul-43 08-Aug-43 Oct-59 Laid down as the Augustus H
Garland. Scrapped.
1861 Sambo 08-Jul-43 29-Jul-43 12-Aug-43 10-Nov-43 Laid down as the Edwin Joseph
O'Hara. Whilst proceeding
independently was torpedoed by
Japanese submarine I27
(commanded by Fukumura) in
the Gulf of Aden (12.28 North
43.31 East).
1876 Sambur 05-Aug-43 28-Aug-43 14-Sep-43 1960 Laid down as the Dwight B
Heard. Scrapped.

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2226 Samcalia 18-Aug-43 10-Sep-43 23-Sep-43 Laid down as the Lorrin A
Thurston. Was still trading in
1970 as the San Gabriel. Fate
unknown.
1685 Samholt 10-Jun-43 03-Jul-43 17-Jul-43 Oct-59 Laid down as the Jacob Riis.
Scrapped.
2227 Samida 21-Aug-43 12-Sep-43 25-Sep-43 09-Apr-45 Laid down as the Annie Oakley.
Sunk by German midget
submarine, probably KU5363
(Buttmann / Schmidt), in the
English Channel (50.57 North
01.03 East).
2229 Sammont 28-Aug-43 19-Sep-43 30-Sep-43 25-Jun-69 Laid down as the E H Sothern.
Hull cracked off Somaliland and
scrapped.
2228 Samneva 23-Aug-43 14-Sep-43 27-Sep-43 24-Jul-44 Laid down as the Henry M
Stanley. Torpedoed by German
submarine U309 (commanded
by Mahrholz) in the English
Channel (50.14 North 00.47
West). Beached, but broke in
two and scrapped.
1863 Sampan 12-Jul-43 04-Aug-43 17-Aug-43 May-62 Laid down as the William I Kip.
Scrapped
1871 Sampep 24-Jul-43 17-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 Apr-69 Laid down as the Victor F
Lawson. Scrapped.
1686 Samson 12-Jun-43 08-Jul-43 20-Jul-43 Jun-61 Laid down as the John J Ingalls.
Scrapped.
1862 Samsteel 11-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 15-Aug-43 Dec-61 Laid down as the James H
Robinson. Scrapped.
1857 Samsurf 28-Jun-43 22-Jul-43 05-Aug-43 Apr-61 Laid down as the Cornelius Cole.
Scrapped.
2225 Samtredy 17-Aug-43 08-Sep-43 21-Sep-43 Dec-69 Laid down as the John Tipton.
Sold for scrap after being
arrested for debt.
71 Samuel Adams 31-Jul-41 31-Jan-42 28-Apr-42 Nov-66 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped
640 Samuel Gompers 29-Jul-42 07-Sep-42 22-Sep-42 21-Jan-43 Attacked and sunk by aircraft
(torpedo) off New Caledonia
(24.21 South 166.12 East). 3
crew and 1 Armed Guard lost.
651 Samuel Heintzelman 27-Aug-42 30-Sep-42 20-Oct-42 03-Jul-43 Sunk by Japanese surface raider
in Indian Ocean (28.30 South
105.00 East). 42 crew 19 Armed
Guard lost.
662 Samuel Nelson 27-Sep-42 30-Oct-42 17-Nov-42 1964 Scrapped.

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702 Samuel P Langley 28-Dec-42 24-Jan-43 09-Feb-43 Renamed the Voikov in 1943.
No further record, fate unknown.
1671 Sculptor 18-May-43 10-Jun-43 22-Jun-43 Sep-69 Laid down as the D W
Harrington. Taken over by the
US Navy. Scrapped.
680 Sebastian Viscaino 07-Nov-42 07-Dec-42 23-Dec-42 Mar-61 Scrapped.
2562 Sherman O Houghton 07-Jan-44 04-Feb-44 21-Feb-44 US reserve fleet.
2544 Sherwood Anderson 12-Nov-43 10-Dec-43 28-Dec-43 04-Aug-62 Lost rudder in Arabian Sea and
declared CTL.
733 Simon Newcomb 27-Feb-43 26-Mar-43 09-Apr-43 Nov-59 Scrapped.
654 Smith Thompson 07-Sep-42 11-Oct-42 29-Oct-42 1963 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
709 Solomon Juneau 09-Jan-43 06-Feb-43 23-Feb-43 15-May-05 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Probably torpedoed
by German midget submarine
KU5363 (Buttmann / Schmidt). 2
Armed Guard lost. Salvaged
and repaired. Scrapped.
297 Starr King 21-Jun-42 31-Jul-42 20-Aug-42 10-Feb-43 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed by Japanese
submarine I21 (commanded by
Matsumura) in the Pacific (34.15
South 154.20 East). No
fatalities.
1682 Stephen H Long 06-Jun-43 29-Jun-43 12-Jul-43 Dec-67 Scrapped.
85 Stephen Johnson Field 14-Apr-42 09-Jun-42 28-Jun-42 Jul-68 Scrapped.
666 Stephen M White 07-Oct-42 09-Nov-42 28-Nov-42 1967 Scrapped.
1676 Stephen T Mather 27-May-43 18-Jun-43 29-Jun-43 Nov-66 Scrapped.
1681 Stephen Vincent Benet 02-Jun-43 28-Jun-43 11-Jul-43 Nov-67 Scrapped.
1914 Sylvester Pattie 26-Oct-43 23-Nov-43 12-Dec-43 Oct-67 Scrapped.
1635 Thaddeus S C Lowe 17-Mar-43 13-Apr-43 26-Apr-43 Unknown Damaged offloading cargo into
landing craft. Declared CTL
717 Theodore Dwight Weld 26-Jan-43 23-Feb-43 11-Mar-43 20-Sep-43 Whilst travelling in convoy
ON202 was torpedoed by
German submarine U238
(commanded by Hepp) in the
North Atlantic (57.03 North 28.08
West). 20 crew and 13 Armed
Guard lost.
718 Theodore Parker 28-Jan-43 24-Feb-43 13-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.
1868 Thomas G Masaryk 19-Jul-43 12-Aug-43 26-Aug-43 16-Apr-44 Torpedoed by aircraft off Libya
(32.51 North 23.00 East). No
fatalities. Beached and
refloated, but declared CTL.
Eventually scrapped (1951).

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1644 Thomas Hill 05-Apr-43 27-Apr-43 10-May-43 05-Feb-62 Sprang leak and sank.
659 Thomas Johnson 21-Sep-42 24-Oct-42 10-Nov-42 1968 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
701 Thomas Nast 27-Dec-42 21-Jan-43 07-Feb-43 Renamed Jean Jaures in 1943.
No further record, fate unknown.
1656 Thomas Oliver Larkin 24-Apr-43 16-May-43 29-May-43 1967 Scrapped.
65 Thomas Paine 24-May-41 26-Oct-41 07-Mar-42 Mar-60 Scrapped
1669 Triangulum 14-May-43 06-Jun-43 19-Jun-43 Laid down as the Eugene B
Daskam. Taken over by US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
1691 Vernon L Kellogg 20-Jun-43 15-Jul-43 28-Jul-43 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Kypros. Fate unknown.
638 Wendell Phillips 24-Jul-42 31-Aug-42 17-Sep-42 Oct-59 Scrapped.
1640 Wiley Post 27-Mar-43 21-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 Dec-59 Scrapped.
1673 Wilfred Grenfell 22-May-43 14-Jun-43 25-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
724 William B Allison 08-Feb-43 08-Mar-43 24-Mar-43 1949 Was attacked by aircraft and
damaged by torpedo on 25 May
1945 in Pacific. 6 crew killed.
Taken over by US Navy July
1945 and renamed the Gamage
IX 227. Scrapped.
1632 William Carson 12-Mar-43 07-Apr-43 21-Apr-43 US reserve fleet.
707 William Dunbar 05-Jan-43 02-Feb-43 19-Feb-43 20-Feb-51 Sank after cargo shifted in heavy
weather.
667 William Eaton 09-Oct-42 07-Nov-42 26-Nov-42 13-Apr-52 Ran aground at Toshima, broke
in two.
637 William Ellery 21-Jul-42 27-Aug-42 15-Sep-42 Oct-69 Scrapped.
Channing
295 William F Cody 14-Jun-42 26-Jul-42 15-Aug-42 May-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1672 William F MacLennan 20-May-43 12-Jun-43 23-Jun-43 Jun-63 Scrapped.
76 William Floyd 22-Dec-41 08-Apr-42 23-May-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
735 William G Fargo 02-Mar-43 29-Mar-43 12-Apr-43 1967 Scrapped.
2553 William Glackens 10-Dec-43 02-Jan-44 19-Jan-44 Feb-67 Scrapped.
93 William H Prescott 09-Jun-42 21-Jul-42 10-Aug-42 US reserve fleet.
704 William J Worth 30-Dec-42 28-Jan-43 12-Feb-43 Jan-67 Scrapped.
736 William James 04-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 14-Apr-43 Apr-63 Scrapped.

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688 William L Marcy 25-Nov-42 28-Dec-42 10-Jan-43 07-Aug-44 Torpedoed by German E boat in
English Channel (49.29 North
00.27 West). 1 British Army lost.
Disabled. Eventually scuttled
containing war surplus
ammunition in North Sea.
653 William Lloyd Garrison 04-Sep-42 09-Oct-42 27-Oct-42 1959 Scrapped.
87 William M Stewart 21-Apr-42 14-Jun-42 06-Jul-42 Sep-61 Scrapped.
677 William Mulholland 31-Oct-42 01-Dec-42 21-Dec-42 May-62 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
699 William S Young 22-Dec-42 18-Jan-43 02-Feb-43 28-Mar-64 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Ran aground off Las
Palmas.
2550 William Wolfskill 23-Nov-43 21-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 Renamed the Apatoria in 1958,
no further record.
88 Willis Van Devanter 27-Apr-42 19-Jun-42 10-Jul-42 Sep-67 Scrapped.
695 Zane Grey 12-Dec-42 09-Jan-43 25-Jan-43 US reserve fleet.
73 Zebulon Pike 27-Oct-41 24-Feb-42 09-May-42 Jul-61 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1689 Zona Gale 17-Jun-43 12-Jul-43 25-Jul-43 1964 Scrapped.

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No.
123 Abraham Baldwin 22-Dec-41 16-May-42 21-Jul-42 US reserve fleet.
142 Abraham Lincoln 21-Oct-42 12-Dec-42 30-Dec-42 Oct-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1935 Acubens 25-Nov-43 08-Jan-44 09-Feb-44 1956 Laid down as the Jean Louis.
Scrapped.
1035 Aedanus Burke 17-Feb-43 27-Mar-43 10-Apr-43 Apr-64 Scrapped.
2797 Alcee Fortier 16-May-44 07-Jul-44 22-Aug-44 1964 Scrapped.
2817 Ales Hrdlicka 24-Aug-44 07-Oct-44 13-Nov-44 25-Jan-64 Ran aground and declared CTL.
2466 Alexander W Doniphan 28-Mar-44 15-May-44 05-Jul-44 1964 Scrapped.
139 Alexander White 11-Oct-42 07-Dec-42 24-Dec-42 Aug-64 Scrapped.
2812 Alfred J Evans 19-Jul-44 28-Aug-44 17-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.
2790 Amasa Delano 31-Mar-44 16-May-44 06-Jul-44 Dec-68 Scrapped.
2808 Am-Mer-Mar 03-Aug-44 14-Sep-44 25-Oct-44 27-Dec-46 Ran aground off Lindesnaes.
2806 Ancil F Haines 10-Jul-44 21-Aug-44 02-Oct-44 May-67 Scrapped.
2829 Andreas Honcharenko 07-Nov-44 11-Dec-44 31-Dec-44 07-Dec-66 Caught fire off Kobe and
declared CTL.
131 Andrew Moore 16-Jun-42 07-Sep-42 11-Oct-42 Mar-63 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2463 Andrew Stevenson 21-Feb-44 05-Apr-44 19-May-44 US reserve fleet.
2449 Arkab 04-Dec-43 22-Jan-44 21-Feb-44 Laid down as the Warren Stone.
US reserve fleet.
2460 Basilan 05-Feb-44 21-Mar-44 21-Apr-44 Laid down as the Jacques
Phillipe Villere. US reserve fleet.
2834 Benjamin A Fisher 07-Nov-44 11-Dec-44 28-Dec-44 Jan-66 Scrapped.
125 Benjamin Contee 02-Feb-42 15-Jun-42 07-Aug-42 08-Jun-44 Temporarily converted to
troopship. On 16 Aug 1943,
whilst carrying 1,800 Italian
POWs, was torpedoed by
aircraft off Cape de Gardia. 264
POWs were killed. The ship
was finally sunk as a blockship
as part of the Mulberry Harbour.
2818 Benjamin Silliman 14-Aug-44 25-Sep-44 27-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.
1023 Black Hawk 08-Dec-42 18-Jan-43 04-Feb-43 29-Dec-44 Whilst traveling in convoy
TBC21 was torpedoed by
German submarine U772
(commanded by Rademacher) in
the English Channel (50.28
North 02.28 West). 1 crew lost.
2794 Brigadear General 06-Apr-44 16-May-44 20-Jul-44 1959 Laid down as the Robert W
Clinton W Russell Bingham. Converted to US
Army aircraft repair ship.
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2458 Burias 11-Feb-44 27-Mar-44 24-Apr-44 Laid down as the Mollie Moore
Davis. Taken over by US Navy.
US reserve fleet.
2833 Carl Zachary Webb 20-Nov-44 29-Dec-44 20-Jan-45 1963 Scrapped.
2457 Cecil N Bean 24-Jan-44 06-Mar-44 10-Apr-44 May-67 Scrapped.
313 Charles Brantley 09-May-42 07-Sep-42 30-Sep-42 Aug-62 Temporarily converted to
Aycock troopship. Scrapped.
1043 Charles Henderson 29-Mar-43 01-May-43 19-May-43 09-Apr-45 Exploded whilst discharging
cargo at Bari. 39 crew and 13
Armed Guard lost.
2461 Charles W Wooster 06-Mar-44 20-Apr-44 31-May-44 Dec-69 Scrapped.
2811 Christian Bergh 01-Aug-44 11-Sep-44 16-Oct-44 Jan-67 Scrapped.
2795 Collin McKinney 28-Apr-44 21-Jun-44 05-Aug-44 Jan-67 Scrapped.
2820 Cybele 29-Aug-44 09-Oct-44 14-Nov-44 Aug-65 Laid down as the William
Hackett. Taken over by US
navy. Scrapped.
2792 Cyrus Adler 21-Apr-44 19-Jun-44 26-Jul-44 Jan-60 Scrapped.
129 Daniel Huger 17-May-42 09-Aug-42 12-Sep-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
2838 Darel M Ritter 26-Dec-44 05-Feb-45 22-Feb-45 Mar-68 Scrapped.
317 David G Farragut 07-Nov-42 23-Dec-42 11-Jan-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
2843 Donald S Wright 15-Jan-45 22-Feb-45 13-Mar-45 Aug-68 Scrapped.
2804 E G Hall 03-Jun-44 18-Jul-44 04-Sep-44 Jan-60 Scrapped.
1732 Edward Sparrow 02-May-43 06-Jun-43 25-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
2465 Edwin A Stevens 07-Mar-44 17-Apr-44 21-May-44 11-Jul-49 Ran aground on Point Arguello.
1034 Elias Boudinot 27-Jan-43 13-Mar-43 29-Mar-43 Mar-62 Scrapped.
1039 F T Frelinghuysen 30-Mar-43 01-May-43 22-May-43 Jun-60 Scrapped.
2799 Ferdinand R Hassler 03-May-44 22-Jun-44 01-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
2802 Floyd W Spencer 17-May-44 01-Jul-44 22-Aug-44 1960 Presumed scrapped.
2791 Frank Adair Monroe 22-Mar-44 02-May-44 22-Jun-44 Jan-68 Scrapped.
2839 Frank E Spencer 04-Dec-44 11-Jan-45 18-Mar-45 Sep-67 Scrapped.
2801 Frederick Von Steuben 23-May-44 12-Jul-44 28-Aug-44 Mar-61 Scrapped.
2454 George A Marr 10-Jan-44 27-Feb-44 22-Mar-44 08-Feb-65 Sprang leak and sank in Pacific.
126 George Gale 01-Apr-42 15-Jul-42 19-Aug-42 US reserve fleet.
130 George Leonard 31-May-42 20-Aug-42 19-Sep-42 Feb-64 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1045 George Poindexter 17-Apr-43 18-May-43 30-May-43 May-67 Scrapped.
2807 George Pomutz 23-Jun-44 03-Aug-44 15-Sep-44 US reserve fleet.
2793 George W Alther 14-Apr-44 22-May-44 22-Jul-44 Jun-68 Scrapped.

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2823 Gratia 14-Sep-44 21-Oct-44 20-Nov-44 Apr-65 Laid down as the John W
Draper. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
2821 Hecuba 27-Sep-44 06-Nov-44 30-Nov-44 1965 Laid down as the George W
Cable. Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
2826 Helena Modjeska 25-Sep-44 06-Nov-44 25-Nov-44 12-Sep-46 Ran aground on Goodwin Sands
and broke in two.
1037 Henry Groves Connor 09-Mar-43 16-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 Oct-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1041 Henry S Foote 18-Mar-43 24-Apr-43 12-May-43 Oct-60 Scrapped.
140 Henry Wynkoop 10-Oct-42 26-Nov-42 11-Dec-42 1958 Scrapped.
2825 Hesperia 09-Oct-44 18-Nov-44 09-Dec-44 Laid down as the Sam Dale.
Taken over by US Navy. US
reserve fleet.
2837 Hydra 12-Dec-44 23-Jan-45 09-Feb-45 26-Oct-62 Laid down as the John C
Preston. Ran aground in
English Channel and sank.
2810 Isaac Delgado 03-Jul-44 12-Aug-44 19-Sep-44 Apr-69 Scrapped.
2814 J Rufino Barrios 22-Aug-44 02-Oct-44 07-Nov-44 Nov-67 Scrapped.
2450 James B Aswell 18-Dec-43 10-Feb-44 18-Mar-44 Was still in service in 1970 as
the Thios Costas. Fate
unknown.
1042 James E Howard 16-Mar-43 21-Apr-43 08-May-43 US reserve fleet.
2831 James Eagan Layne 23-Oct-44 02-Dec-44 18-Dec-44 21-Mar-45 Whilst traveling as part of
convoy BTC103 was torpedoed
by German submarine U399
(commanded by Buhse) in the
English Channel (50.13 North
04.05 West). Beached and
declared total loss.
1030 James McHenry 16-Jan-43 04-Mar-43 20-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.
1046 John A Quitman 23-Apr-43 02-Jun-43 18-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
2456 John M Parker 27-Jan-44 11-Mar-44 26-Apr-44 1958 Scrapped.
1733 John McDonogh 11-May-43 16-Jun-43 06-Jul-43 May-69 Scrapped.
1047 John Sharp Williams 03-May-43 08-Jun-43 28-Jun-43 Aug-61 Scrapped.
138 John Vining 27-Sep-42 23-Nov-42 07-Dec-42 1960 Scrapped.
128 Jonathan Grout 11-May-42 08-Aug-42 05-Sep-42 Temporarily converted to
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136 Jonathan Sturges 20-Aug-42 20-Oct-42 10-Nov-42 23-Feb-43 Whilst straggling from convoy
ON166 was torpedoed by
German submarine U707
(commanded by Gretschel) in
the North Atlantic (46.15 North
38.11 West). 29 crew and 22
Armed Guard killed, with 4 crew
and 2 Armed Guard being taken
prisoner.
137 Jonathan Trumball 08-Sep-42 07-Nov-42 28-Nov-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
1050 Joseph N Nicollet 22-Apr-43 24-May-43 11-Jun-43 1959 Scrapped.
2822 Joseph Weydemeyer 03-Oct-44 11-Nov-44 30-Nov-44 Nov-61 Scrapped.
134 Joshua Seney 09-Aug-42 09-Oct-42 29-Oct-42 May-62 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
132 Josiah Parker 16-Jul-42 26-Sep-42 21-Oct-42 May-64 Scrapped.
1048 Julien Poydras 11-Apr-43 17-May-43 29-May-43 US reserve fleet.
2813 Katharine B Sherwood 18-Aug-44 26-Sep-44 31-Oct-44 Apr-66 Scrapped.
2819 King Hathaway 12-Sep-44 24-Oct-44 18-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
2459 Kochab 18-Feb-44 30-Mar-44 30-Apr-44 Apr-65 Scrapped.
2845 Laurence J Gallagher 24-Jan-45 28-Feb-45 04-May-45 Sep-66 Scrapped.
144 Leonidas Polk 24-Nov-42 07-Jan-43 21-Jan-43 Feb-65 Scrapped.
2448 Linn Boyd 05-Dec-43 28-Jan-44 02-Mar-44 Dec-67 Scrapped.
1029 Lucius Q C Lamar 25-Jan-43 06-Mar-43 26-Mar-43 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2827 Martin Behrman 25-Oct-44 04-Dec-44 21-Dec-44 Jun-65 Scrapped.
318 Mayo Brothers 28-Oct-42 14-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 Jan-65 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2798 Milton B Medary 17-May-44 08-Jul-44 26-Aug-44 Nov-66 Scrapped.
2803 Milton H Smith 22-Jun-44 31-Jul-44 12-Sep-44 US reserve fleet.
2830 Nachman Syrkin 13-Nov-44 23-Dec-44 13-Jan-45 Mar-67 Scrapped.
2800 O L Bodenhamer 20-Jun-44 02-Aug-44 31-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
143 Pat Harrison 08-Nov-42 24-Dec-42 15-Jan-43 08-May-43 Damaged by Italian limpet mine
in Gibraltar and beached.
Declared CTL. 2 crew lost.
1028 Philander C Knox 09-Jan-43 24-Feb-43 31-Mar-43 Mar-61 Scrapped.
320 Pierre Soule 15-Dec-42 30-Jan-43 17-Feb-43 Dec-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2452 R S Wilson 16-Dec-43 09-Feb-44 05-Mar-44 31-Dec-45 Grounded off Boston and
declared CTL.
1049 Richard M Johnson 25-Apr-43 05-Jun-43 23-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.

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1026 Richard Olney 13-Dec-42 22-Jan-43 11-Feb-43 22-Sep-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Struck mine in
Mediterranean (37.25 North
09.45 East) and declared total
loss. 2 crew lost.
316 Richmond Mumford 31-Aug-42 27-Oct-42 18-Nov-42 Oct-63 Scrapped.
Pearson
1027 Robert Bacon 04-Jan-43 12-Feb-43 28-Feb-43 14-Jul-43 Whilst traveling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U178 (commanded
by Dommes) off Mozambique
(15.02 South 41.13 East). 3
crew and 2 Armed Guard lost.
2805 Robert F Broussard 08-Jul-44 17-Aug-44 26-Sep-44 1965 Scrapped.
1044 Robert Lowry 07-Apr-43 10-May-43 25-May-43 Nov-69 Scrapped.
1024 Robert M La Follette 27-Nov-42 10-Jan-43 29-Jan-43 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Troarn. Fate unknown.
1032 Roger Griswold 20-Jan-43 01-Mar-43 17-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.
2841 Roy K Johnson 30-Dec-44 07-Feb-45 28-Feb-45 Jul-68 Scrapped.
2451 Rufus E Foster 24-Dec-43 17-Feb-44 31-Mar-44 20-Jan-60 Driven ashore on Vlieland
Island. Refloated and scrapped.
1031 Samuel Dexter 16-Feb-43 29-Mar-43 15-Apr-43 21-Jan-44 Developed cracks in hull, and
abandoned. Ran aground and
broke in two.
141 Samuel Jordan 15-Oct-42 03-Dec-42 18-Dec-42 07-May-43 Whilst traveling independently
Kirkwood was torpedoed by German
submarine U195 (commanded
by Buchholz) in the South
Atlantic (15.00 South 07.00
West). No fatalities.
2453 Seginus 10-Jan-44 04-Mar-44 12-Apr-44 Oct-67 Laid down as the Harry Toulmin.
Scrapped.
2809 Sieur de la Salle 13-Jul-44 23-Aug-44 04-Oct-44 1966 Scrapped.
2455 Syrma 10-Jan-44 19-Feb-44 20-Mar-44 Jan-68 Laid down as the Andres
Almonaster. Scrapped.
121 T J Jackson 16-Oct-41 23-Apr-42 25-Jun-42 1960 Scrapped.
1040 Tarleton Brown 03-Mar-43 10-Apr-43 24-Apr-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Converted to crane
barge in May 1967.
124 Theodoric Bland 19-Jan-42 30-May-42 29-Jul-42 Jun-63 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
122 Thomas B Robertson 06-Nov-41 09-May-42 07-Jul-42 Oct-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1036 Thomas Fitzsimons 26-Feb-43 06-Apr-43 24-Apr-43 Aug-64 Scrapped.
2815 Thomas P Leathers 04-Aug-44 13-Sep-44 19-Oct-44 Oct-68 Scrapped.

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133 Thomas Scott 01-Aug-42 10-Oct-42 31-Oct-42 17-Feb-45 Attacked and sunk by aircraft off
Kola Inlet. No fatalities.
135 Thomas Sinnickson 10-Aug-42 14-Oct-42 05-Nov-42 07-Jul-43 Whilst traveling in convoy BT18
was torpedoed by German
submarine U185 (commanded
by Maus) off Natal (03.51 South
36.22 West). 1 Armed Guard
lost.
1033 Timothy Bloodworth 04-Feb-43 17-Mar-43 22-Apr-43 Nov-63 Scrapped.
2462 W C Latta 28-Feb-44 13-Apr-44 17-May-44 1961 Scrapped.
315 Wade Hampton 08-Sep-42 06-Nov-42 24-Nov-42 28-Feb-43 Whilst traveling as part of
convoy HX227 was torpedoed
by German submarine U405
(commanded by Hopmann) in
the North Atlantic (59.49 North
34.43 West). 4 crew and 5
Armed Guard lost.
2796 Walker D Hines 18-Apr-44 02-Jun-44 17-Jul-44 US reserve fleet.
1025 Walter Q Gresham 04-Dec-42 16-Jan-43 30-Jan-43 18-Mar-43 Whilst traveling in convoy
HX229 was torpedoed by
German submarine U221
(commanded by Trojer) in the
North Atlantic. 22 crew and 5
Armed Guard lost.
127 William B Giles 25-Apr-42 30-Jul-42 29-Aug-42 Dec-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
314 William Blount 14-May-42 30-Aug-42 26-Sep-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
120 William C C Claiborne 01-Oct-41 28-Mar-42 31-May-42 1961 Scrapped.
2828 William H Kendrick 10-Oct-44 19-Nov-44 12-Dec-44 21-Jan-65 Foundered off Honolulu
319 William Harper 29-Dec-42 10-Feb-43 24-Feb-43 US reserve fleet.
1038 William M Evarts 06-Mar-43 22-Apr-43 05-May-43 Oct-61 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
2835 William W McKee 05-Dec-44 13-Jan-45 31-Jan-45 Feb-68 Scrapped.
2464 William Wheelwright 13-Mar-44 27-Apr-44 05-Jun-44 US reserve fleet.

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2379 Abigail Gibbons 01-Sep-44 12-Oct-44 25-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.
2386 Albert K Smiley 20-Oct-44 21-Nov-44 30-Nov-44 Oct-65 Scrapped.
2364 Alexander S Clay 15-May-44 30-Jun-44 15-Jul-44 Nov-69 Scrapped.
2372 Arthur J Tyrer 13-Jul-44 22-Aug-44 31-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
2389 Arthur M Hulbert 04-Nov-44 06-Dec-44 16-Dec-44 1967 Scrapped.
2361 Augustine B McManus 21-Apr-44 10-Jun-44 24-Jun-44 US reserve fleet.
1514 Benjamin H Hill 16-Dec-43 07-Feb-44 19-Feb-44 US reserve fleet.
2373 Cassius Hudson 22-Jul-44 31-Aug-44 14-Sep-44 16-Oct-46 Struck mine, taken in tow, struck
another mine and sank.
2402 Charles C Randleman 15-Jan-45 25-Feb-45 13-Mar-45 31-Aug-45 Ran aground off Philippines.
2376 Charles S Haight 15-Aug-44 23-Sep-44 03-Oct-44 02-Feb-46 Ran aground off Cape Ann.
2380 Charles W Stiles 09-Sep-44 18-Oct-44 31-Oct-44 Mar-69 Scrapped.
1511 David B Johnson 23-Nov-43 13-Jan-44 24-Jan-44 Feb-68 Scrapped.
2360 Donald W Bain 17-Apr-44 25-May-44 17-Jun-44 Jun-69 Scrapped.
2378 Duncan L Clinch 22-Aug-44 06-Oct-44 20-Oct-44 23-Dec-45 Struck mine and broke in two.
1499 Edward D White 22-Jun-43 20-Sep-43 30-Sep-43 US reserve fleet.
1505 Edward P Alexander 21-Sep-43 23-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 20-Jan-63 Ran aground off Veracruz
harbour.
2384 Edward R Squibb 06-Oct-44 09-Nov-44 21-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
2368 Eugene T Chamberlain 19-Jun-44 01-Aug-44 13-Aug-44 Jan-69 Scrapped.
2365 F Southall Farrar 22-May-44 04-Jul-44 20-Jul-44 1966 Scrapped.
2391 Felix Riesenberg 16-Nov-44 14-Dec-44 26-Dec-44 Renamed Nenana in 1959. Fate
unknown.
2367 Frank Park 10-Jun-44 21-Jul-44 31-Jul-44 Jul-62 Scrapped.
1503 Frederick Bartholdi 29-Aug-43 09-Nov-43 20-Nov-43 25-Dec-43 Ran aground off Skye. No
fatalities.
1510 George G Crawford 16-Nov-43 01-Jan-44 13-Jan-44 Feb-68 Scrapped.
2395 George R Poole 07-Dec-44 08-Jan-45 19-Jan-45 Mar-58 Scrapped.
2388 George W Norris 31-Oct-44 02-Dec-44 12-Dec-44 06-Mar-46 Grounded off Japan.
2398 Halton R Carey 21-Dec-44 25-Jan-45 07-Feb-45 1963 Scrapped.
2399 Harold Dossett 26-Dec-44 30-Jan-45 15-Feb-45 US reserve fleet.
2396 Harold O Wilson 12-Dec-44 12-Jan-45 24-Jan-45 30-Dec-60 Ran aground off Grays Harbour
and broke in two.
1501 Henry W Grady 31-Jul-43 22-Oct-43 30-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
1500 Horace H Lurton 12-Jul-43 07-Oct-43 19-Oct-43 Jun-68 Scrapped.
1512 Howard E Coffin 30-Nov-43 21-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 Oct-62 Scrapped.

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1498 Howell E Jackson 22-May-43 06-Sep-43 25-Sep-43 Sep-62 Scrapped.
2387 Ira Nelson Morris 26-Oct-44 25-Nov-44 08-Dec-44 Nov-65 Scrapped.
1518 Isaac Shelby 22-Jan-44 06-Mar-44 18-Mar-44 06-Jan-45 Hit mine off Rome (41.12 North
13.30 East), beached and broke
in two. No fatalities.
1502 James A Wetmore 14-Aug-43 30-Oct-43 11-Nov-43 Aug-67 Scrapped.
2362 James B Duke 29-Apr-44 19-Jun-44 30-Jun-44 US reserve fleet.
2397 James Bennett Moore 15-Dec-44 19-Jan-45 31-Jan-45 US reserve fleet.
1489 James M Wayne 06-Jul-42 13-Mar-43 07-May-43 Jun-67 Scrapped.
2366 James W Cannon 25-May-44 12-Jul-44 26-Jul-44 Mar-63 Scrapped.
1508 Joe C S Blackburn 30-Oct-43 15-Dec-43 27-Dec-43 Converted to floating dock in
1968
2375 Johan Printz 07-Aug-44 18-Sep-44 29-Sep-44 US reserve fleet.
1496 John A Campbell 13-Apr-43 14-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 1968 Scrapped.
1504 John B Gordon 06-Sep-43 16-Nov-43 26-Nov-43 Jan-61 Scrapped.
1509 John B Lennon 10-Nov-43 22-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 Oct-68 Scrapped.
1494 John Catron 03-Sep-42 11-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 US reserve fleet.
2385 John H Hammond 13-Oct-44 15-Nov-44 27-Nov-44 17-Jul-45 Struck mine off Elba and
declared CTL.
1497 John M Harlan 05-May-43 29-Aug-43 16-Sep-43 Jun-66 Scrapped.
1495 John McKinley 23-Mar-43 31-Jul-43 20-Aug-43 1967 Scrapped.
1515 Joseph M Terrell 23-Dec-43 14-Feb-44 26-Feb-44 Jun-66 Scrapped.
1491 Joseph R Lamur 01-Aug-42 29-Apr-43 17-Jun-43 Mar-61 Scrapped.
2382 Laura Bridgman 23-Sep-44 30-Oct-44 13-Nov-44 Feb-68 Scrapped.
2374 Lunsford Richardson 02-Aug-44 09-Sep-44 22-Sep-44 1961 Scrapped.
2390 M E Comerford 10-Nov-44 12-Dec-44 20-Dec-44 Feb-70 Scrapped.
2381 Murray M Blum 19-Sep-44 25-Oct-44 07-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
2371 Niels Poulson 06-Jul-44 18-Aug-44 05-Sep-44 14-Sep-46 Hit mine off Gorgona and
declared CTL.
2404 Patrick B Whalen 29-Jan-45 15-Mar-45 30-Mar-45 May-67 Scrapped.
2400 Patrick S Mahony 30-Dec-44 10-Feb-45 22-Feb-45 Feb-60 Scrapped.
2377 R J Reynolds 19-Aug-44 30-Sep-44 12-Oct-44 Mar-58 Scrapped.
1513 R Ney McNeely 09-Dec-43 29-Jan-44 10-Feb-44 Converted to YAG and taken
over by US Navy. US reserve
fleet.
2370 R Walton Moore 01-Jul-44 14-Aug-44 26-Aug-44 May-61 Scrapped.
2401 Richard A Van Pelt 09-Jan-45 17-Feb-45 28-Feb-45 Sep-69 Scrapped.
2383 Richard Randall 02-Oct-44 04-Nov-44 16-Nov-44 Dec-64 Scrapped.

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1506 Robert Battey 08-Oct-43 30-Nov-43 10-Dec-43 1965 Scrapped.
1516 Robert R Livingston 03-Jan-44 21-Feb-44 29-Feb-44 Apr-62 Scrapped.
1493 Robert Trimble 29-Aug-42 21-Jun-43 20-Jul-43 Jun-63 Scrapped.
2403 Roy James Cole 23-Jan-45 28-Feb-45 17-Mar-45 Feb-70 Scrapped.
1517 Samalness 15-Jan-44 29-Feb-44 11-Mar-44 28-Jan-51 Lost propeller and ran aground
off Spain.
2356 Samaustral 16-Mar-44 28-Apr-44 13-May-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Marach. Fate unknown.
1507 Samdee 23-Oct-43 09-Dec-43 17-Dec-43 1967 Laid down as the Patrick H
Morrissey. Scrapped
2350 Samfairy 31-Jan-44 16-Mar-44 28-Mar-44 Feb-69 Scrapped.
2352 Samfinn 14-Feb-44 31-Mar-44 13-Apr-44 Jan-62 Scrapped.
2351 Samfoyle 08-Feb-44 23-Mar-44 31-Mar-44 Dec-68 Scrapped.
2357 Samingoy 24-Mar-44 30-Apr-44 13-May-44 15-Oct-66 Ran aground and declared CTL.
2355 Samleyte 07-Mar-44 20-Apr-44 29-Apr-44 Nov-60 Scrapped.
2358 Samlorian 01-Apr-44 14-May-44 26-May-44 Dec-66 Scrapped.
2359 Samoland 10-Apr-44 20-May-44 09-Jun-44 29-Jun-67 Laid up.
2354 Samselbu 01-Mar-44 16-Apr-44 26-Apr-44 19-Mar-45 Struck mine off coast of Belgium
(51.23 North 03.06 East).
2353 Samvigna 22-Feb-44 08-Apr-44 20-Apr-44 May-60 Scrapped.
2369 Thomas B King 23-Jun-44 07-Aug-44 19-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
1492 Thomas Todd 14-Aug-42 19-May-43 30-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
2392 Vadso 21-Nov-44 20-Dec-44 30-Dec-44 Jun-67 Laid down as the Robert J
Banks. Scrapped
2363 W P Few 01-May-44 22-Jun-44 03-Jul-44 1959 Scrapped.
1490 William B Woods 21-Jul-42 07-Apr-43 31-May-43 10-Mar-44 Torpedoed by German
submarine U952 (commanded
by Curio) off Palermo (38.43
North 13.50 East). 1 Armed
Guard and 51 US Army
personnel lost.
2394 William Cox 04-Dec-44 30-Dec-44 10-Jan-45 1968 Scrapped.
2393 William F Jerman 27-Nov-44 23-Dec-44 31-Dec-44 Jun-60 Scrapped.

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2293 Alanson B Houghton 19-Jan-44 14-Mar-44 15-Apr-44 US reserve fleet.
2321 Alexander E Brown 18-Aug-44 28-Sep-44 13-Oct-44 Jan-67 Scrapped.
2328 Art Young 05-Oct-44 13-Nov-44 22-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
1549 Augustus Saint- 20-Dec-43 17-Feb-44 30-Mar-44 Feb-67 Scrapped.
Gaudens
2348 Barney Kirschbaum 15-Feb-45 30-Mar-45 13-Apr-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2318 Benjamin F Coston 31-Jul-44 06-Sep-44 23-Sep-44 Oct-64 Scrapped.
2332 Bjarne A Lia 31-Oct-44 30-Nov-44 14-Dec-44 Jul-68 Scrapped.
2316 C Francis Jenkins 20-Jul-44 26-Aug-44 09-Sep-44 Nov-66 Scrapped.
2312 Carl E Ladd 19-Jun-44 26-Jul-44 11-Aug-44 Dec-67 Scrapped.
2336 Charles A Draper 28-Nov-44 09-Jan-45 24-Jan-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2327 Charles D Walcott 29-Sep-44 07-Nov-44 18-Nov-44 Aug-61 Scrapped.
3145 Charles H Cugle 23-Jun-45 13-Aug-45 31-Aug-45 Box transport. In 1964 was
renamed the Sturgis and
converted to a floating nuclear
power station. Fate unknown.
2329 Charles H Marshall 11-Oct-44 17-Nov-44 27-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
2322 Chief Osceola 28-Aug-44 04-Oct-44 19-Oct-44 26-Jul-65 Grounded off Chile. Later
scrapped.
3139 Claude Kitchin 05-Apr-45 24-May-45 25-Jun-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
1530 Dolly Madison 20-May-43 27-Sep-43 14-Oct-43 15-Nov-64 Sank off Baja California
2341 Dudley H Thomas 05-Jan-45 08-Feb-45 21-Feb-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
1529 Duncan U Fletcher 03-May-43 10-Aug-43 27-Aug-43 Dec-66 Scrapped.
1526 Dwight L Moody 04-Mar-43 28-Jun-43 24-Jul-43 US reserve fleet.
1519 E Kirby Smith 09-Jul-42 30-Dec-42 03-Mar-43 1956 Scrapped.
1541 Edgar E Clark 25-Oct-43 11-Dec-43 07-Feb-44 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2315 Edward K Collins 14-Jul-44 17-Aug-44 31-Aug-44 09-Mar-68 Caught fire and sank off Cylon.
3147 Edward W Burton 10-Jul-45 12-Sep-45 28-Sep-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2344 Edwin D Howard 24-Jan-45 27-Feb-45 14-Mar-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
3142 Edwin H Duff 18-May-45 29-Jun-45 27-Jul-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
1524 Elihu Root 05-Oct-42 19-May-43 18-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
3140 Francis J O'Gara 14-Apr-45 08-Jun-45 30-Jun-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
3141 Frank Flowers 09-May-45 22-Jun-45 16-Jul-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2347 Frank O Peterson 09-Feb-45 23-Mar-45 06-Apr-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
1536 Frederic C Howe 24-Aug-43 30-Oct-43 06-Dec-43 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2334 Frederick E Williamson 18-Nov-44 23-Dec-44 12-Jan-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.

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2314 George Ade 30-Jun-44 09-Aug-44 25-Aug-44 Sep-68 Scrapped.
2325 Granville S Hall 16-Sep-44 24-Oct-44 07-Nov-44 After being used as an
experimental minesweeper in
1953 by the US Navy, and as an
atomic fallout-sampling vessel
during the atomic tests, was still
in service as a research ship in
1970.
2303 H H Raymond 13-Apr-44 24-May-44 14-Jun-44 US reserve fleet.
1544 Harold T Andrews 15-Nov-43 28-Dec-43 19-Feb-44 23-Feb-67 After being disclaimed by owners
on arrival in Columbo in 1960
was eventually towed clear of
navigational areas and sunk with
over Rs.400,000 in port fees
owing.
1528 Harriet Hosmer 23-Apr-43 30-Sep-43 25-Oct-43 May-65 Scrapped.
2302 Howard Gray 06-Apr-44 18-May-44 07-Jun-44 1969 Scrapped.
2309 J H Drummond 25-May-44 30-Jun-44 20-Jul-44 25-Jul-66 Grounded off Chiba. Refloated
and scrapped.
3138 James F Harrell 28-Mar-45 17-May-45 11-Jun-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
3137 James G Squires 20-Mar-45 08-May-45 31-May-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2298 James H Kimball 07-Mar-44 22-Apr-44 16-May-44 24-Dec-68 Grounded and broke in two after
engine trouble.
2338 James W Wheeler 11-Dec-44 23-Jan-45 05-Feb-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2300 Jean Ribaut 23-Mar-44 05-May-44 29-May-44 US reserve fleet.
1535 John Barton Payne 11-Aug-43 23-Oct-43 30-Nov-43 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
1521 John Bascom 07-Sep-42 31-Mar-43 30-Apr-43 02-Dec-43 Sunk by German aircraft in Bari
harbour. 4 crew and 10 Armed
Guard lost.
1525 John Hay 05-Jan-43 31-May-43 30-Jun-43 Dec-61 Scrapped.
2342 John L McCarley 10-Jan-45 14-Feb-45 27-Feb-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
1550 John M Brooke 30-Dec-43 24-Feb-44 31-Mar-44 Apr-68 Scrapped.
2311 John R McQuigg 14-Jun-44 19-Jul-44 31-Jul-44 Dec-68 Scrapped.
1548 John W Griffiths 13-Dec-43 09-Feb-44 25-Mar-44 May-65 Scrapped.
1523 Joseph M Medill 28-Sep-42 03-May-43 31-May-43 Jun-60 Scrapped.
3143 Joseph V Connolly 25-May-45 09-Jul-45 08-Aug-45 12-Jan-48 Box transport. Caught fire in the
North Atlantic, later sank.
2296 Josephine Shaw Lowell 19-Feb-44 04-Apr-44 03-May-44 1960 Sold for scrap. Aft end joined to
forward end of Samdaring to
make new vessel (8,481 grt).
Eventually scrapped Sep 1968.
1533 Julius Rosenwald 07-Jul-43 13-Sep-43 29-Sep-43 Mar-63 Scrapped.

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2301 Le Baron Russell 29-Mar-44 12-May-44 31-May-44 US reserve fleet.
Briggs
2305 M Michael Edelstein 28-Apr-44 05-Jun-44 22-Jun-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Maria Bottiglieri. Fate unknown.
1551 Major General Herbert 07-Jan-44 04-Mar-44 10-Apr-44 Laid down as the Rebecca
A Dargue Lukens. Taken over by US Army
and converted to Aircraft Repair
Ship. US reserve fleet.
2295 Major General Walter 11-Feb-44 28-Mar-44 29-Apr-44 Mar-70 Laid down as the Thomas Le
R Weaver Valley. Taken over by US Army
and converted to Aircraft Repair
Ship. Scrapped.
1534 Mary Ball 20-Jul-43 17-Oct-43 23-Nov-43 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2349 Mary Cullom Kimbro 21-Feb-45 06-Apr-45 24-Apr-45 1967 Box transport. Loaded with old
military equipment and scuttled.
2335 Michael James 22-Nov-44 04-Jan-45 17-Jan-45 30-Apr-67 Box transport. Loaded with old
Monohan Polaris missile motors and
scuttled.
1547 Minnie M Fiske 08-Dec-43 29-Jan-44 15-Mar-44 Jun-66 Scrapped.
1539 Nathan B Forrest 02-Oct-43 13-Nov-43 29-Dec-43 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
1520 Newton D Baker 03-Sep-42 25-Feb-43 06-Apr-43 Nov-68 Scrapped.
2307 Nick Stoner 12-May-44 17-Jun-44 30-Jun-44 Jul-64 Scrapped.
3148 Ora Ellis 23-Jul-45 26-Sep-45 16-Oct-45 18-May-60 Box transport. Ran aground off
Chile and declared CTL.
2313 Pedro Menendez 24-Jun-44 31-Jul-44 18-Aug-44 Dec-66 Scrapped.
1527 Peter Zenger 31-Mar-43 04-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 Aug-66 Scrapped.
2337 Rafael R Rivera 30-Nov-44 16-Jan-45 30-Jan-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2330 Ransom A Moore 18-Oct-44 21-Nov-44 30-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
2317 Raymond V Ingersoll 27-Jul-44 31-Aug-44 18-Sep-44 Was renamed the Kopalnia
Zabrze in 1959. Fate unknown.
2339 Raymond Van Brogan 14-Dec-44 27-Jan-45 10-Feb-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2323 Richard Halliburton 31-Aug-44 10-Oct-44 25-Oct-44 1961 Scrapped.
2297 Richard V Oulahan 26-Feb-44 11-Apr-44 11-May-44 16-Sep-45 Ran aground during typhoon off
Okinawa. Salvaged and
scrapped.
3146 Robert F Burns 30-Jun-45 28-Aug-45 19-Sep-45 Dec-68 Box transport. Scrapped.
1531 Robert Lansing 03-Jun-43 17-Jul-43 06-Aug-43 Feb-68 Scrapped.
1545 Russell Sage 25-Nov-43 05-Jan-44 29-Feb-44 16-Feb-67 Grounded off Cuba. Refloated
and laid up.
1543 Salvador Brau 08-Nov-43 15-Dec-43 31-Jan-44 Mar-67 Scrapped.
2294 Samuel G French 31-Jan-44 21-Mar-44 22-Apr-44 In 1958 was renamed the Nico
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2324 Samuel G Howe 07-Sep-44 17-Oct-44 30-Oct-44 Jul-69 Scrapped.
1538 Sarah J Hale 29-Sep-43 24-Nov-43 31-Dec-43 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2331 Soter Ortynsky 25-Oct-44 27-Nov-44 08-Dec-44 Jan-60 Scrapped.
2320 Stepas Darius 14-Aug-44 25-Sep-44 09-Oct-44 21-Jan-55 Ran aground of Scilly Isles.
2299 Stephen Furdek 16-Mar-44 28-Apr-44 23-May-44 US reserve fleet.
1540 Stephen R Mallory 19-Oct-43 27-Nov-43 20-Jan-44 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2326 Stephen Smith 26-Sep-44 31-Oct-44 13-Nov-44 Jun-60 Scrapped.
2304 T A Johnston 14-Nov-44 13-Dec-44 27-Dec-44 US reserve fleet.
2343 Vernon S Hood 17-Jan-45 20-Feb-45 07-Mar-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
1532 Victor Herbert 30-Jun-43 22-Aug-43 15-Sep-43 Nov-63 Scrapped.
1542 Walter L Fleming 31-Oct-43 07-Dec-43 30-Jan-44 Jan-61 Scrapped.
3144 Walter W Schwenk 09-Jun-45 21-Jul-45 22-Aug-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2346 Warren P Marks 31-Jan-45 15-Mar-45 29-Mar-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2333 Wendell L Willkie 08-Nov-44 09-Dec-44 21-Dec-44 Feb-70 Scrapped.
2345 Wesley W Barrett 29-Jan-45 07-Mar-45 21-Mar-45 Apr-65 Box transport. Scrapped.
1537 William B Wilson 14-Sep-43 06-Nov-43 16-Dec-43 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2306 William D Bloxham 05-May-44 13-Jun-44 28-Jun-44 Was still trading in 1970 as the
Soclyve. Fate unknown.
2308 William E Dodd 19-May-44 22-Jun-44 15-Jul-44 Feb-67 Scrapped.
1522 William J Bryan 21-Sep-42 22-Apr-43 20-May-43 Aug-65 Scrapped.
2340 William J Riddle 24-Dec-44 31-Jan-45 15-Feb-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2310 William L Watson 06-Jun-44 13-Jul-44 26-Jul-44 Feb-67 Scrapped after developing
cracks in hull.
2319 William P Duval 10-Aug-44 15-Sep-44 29-Sep-44 Renamed the Vesuvio in 1947.
Fate unknown.
1546 William W Loring 29-Nov-43 17-Jan-44 07-Mar-44 Feb-62 Scrapped.

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Hull
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No.
354 Elias Howe 22-Apr-42 19-Jul-42 08-Aug-42 24-Sep-43 Whilst travelling independently
was sunk by Japanese
submarine I10 (commanded by
Tonozuka) in the Arabian Sea
(11.37 North 45.46 East). 2 crew
killed.
1748 Francisco Coronado 18-Nov-42 11-Jan-43 20-Jan-43 Mar-62 Completed by Oregon
Shipbuilding Corp.
353 George Vancouver 15-Apr-42 04-Jul-42 22-Jul-42 US reserve fleet.
1749 John Cabot 21-Nov-42 11-Jan-43 29-Jan-43 Dec-59 Completed by Oregon
Shipbuilding Corp. Scrapped.
1751 Joseph Henry 27-Nov-42 23-Jan-43 10-Feb-43 Mar-60 Completed by Oregon
Shipbuilding Corp. Scrapped.
1747 Juan de Fuca 15-Nov-42 11-Jan-43 23-Jan-43 26-Sep-60 Completed by Oregon
Shipbuilding Corp. Was
damaged by Japanese aircraft in
the Pacific on 9 Dec 1944, and
damaged again by Japanese
aerial torpedo on 30 Dec 1944
with 2 US Army personnel killed.
Whilst being towed for scrap was
cut loose by Chinese Nationalist
forces in international waters.
Presumed sunk.
1752 Laura Keene 30-Nov-42 01-Feb-43 21-Feb-43 Completed by Oregon
Shipbuilding Corp. US reserve
fleet
1750 Moses Cleaveland 24-Nov-42 17-Jan-43 04-Feb-43 Apr-61 Completed by Oregon
Shipbuilding Corp. Scrapped.
1754 Russell A Alger 07-Dec-42 11-Feb-43 03-Mar-43 Completed by Oregon
Shipbuilding Corp. US reserve
fleet.
1753 Walter Reed 03-Dec-42 06-Feb-43 24-Feb-43 Jul-67 Completed by Oregon
Shipbuilding Corp. Scrapped.

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No.
1232 Andrew D White 23-Nov-42 28-Jan-43 27-Feb-43 1962 Scrapped.
1230 Francis Preston Blair 17-Oct-42 03-Jan-43 10-Feb-43 15-Jul-45 Ran aground and wrecked off
Queensland. No fatalities. Crew
reported accident was due to
avoiding Japanese submarine.
1236 Henry Durant 11-May-43 15-Jun-43 13-Jul-43 Mar-63 Scrapped.
1237 Jack London 16-Jun-43 16-Jul-43 14-Aug-43 Apr-68 Scrapped.
1226 John Muir 31-Jul-42 22-Nov-42 31-Dec-42 May-66 Scrapped.
1229 Lyman Beecher 27-Sep-42 26-Nov-42 31-Dec-42 Nov-67 Scrapped.
1231 Mark Hopkins 12-Nov-42 17-Jan-43 20-Feb-43 Jul-68 Scrapped.
1234 Peter Donahue 21-Dec-42 12-Feb-43 17-Mar-43 Sep-63 Scrapped.
1227 Philip Kearny 10-Aug-42 07-Dec-42 29-Jan-43 Jul-69 Scrapped.
1233 Sebastian Cermeno 07-Dec-42 06-Feb-43 10-Mar-43 27-Jun-43 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U511 (commanded
by Schneewind) in the Indian
Ocean (29.00 North 50.10 East).
5 crew killed.
1235 Sun Yat Sen 13-Feb-43 26-Mar-43 17-Apr-43 Sep-68 Scrapped.
1228 Thomas Hart Benton 11-Sep-42 20-Dec-42 02-Feb-43 Jun-69 Scrapped.
1223 William A Richardson 27-Jun-42 26-Sep-42 31-Oct-42 Oct-69 Scrapped.
1225 William Kent 20-Jul-42 11-Nov-42 21-Dec-42 Dec-64 Scrapped.
1224 William T Coleman 04-Jul-42 16-Oct-42 30-Nov-42 US reserve fleet.

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Hull
Name Laid Down Launched Completed Left Service Notes
No.
3066 Abraham Rosenberg 25-Aug-44 07-Oct-44 18-Oct-44 02-Dec-62 Ran aground on Ladd Reef.
3132 Albert M Boe 11-Jul-45 26-Sep-45 30-Oct-45 Box transport. In 1964 was
renamed the Star of Kodiak and
converted to fish cannery. Fate
unknown.
3093 Alfred E Smith 27-Nov-44 17-Jan-45 29-Jan-45 Jan-70 Scrapped.
3112 Allen G Collins 29-Mar-45 22-May-45 02-Jun-45 26-Feb-65 Ran aground off New Caledonia.
3038 Andrew J Newbury 22-May-44 12-Jul-44 26-Jul-44 US reserve fleet.
816 Anna Howard Shaw 21-Jul-43 31-Aug-43 14-Sep-43 May-67 Scrapped.
336 Anne Bradstreet 06-Oct-42 27-Dec-42 18-Jan-43 May-96 Scrapped.
3036 Aram J Pothier 01-May-44 16-Jun-44 28-Jun-44 Mar-70 Scrapped.
3051 Archibald R Mansfield 13-Jul-44 31-Aug-44 09-Sep-44 Jun-66 Scrapped.
809 Arthur L Perry 04-Jun-43 08-Aug-43 21-Aug-43 1957 Scrapped.
3006 Arthur Sewall 14-Jan-44 07-Mar-44 24-Mar-44 12-Oct-46 On 29 Dec 1944, whilst travelling
in convoy TBC21 was damaged
by torpedo from German
submarine U772 (commanded
by Rademacher) in the English
Channel. 2 crew killed. Later
loaded with chemical ammunition
and sunk.
786 Asa Gray 08-Mar-43 03-May-43 17-May-43 Sep-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
771 Augustine Heard 29-Sep-42 26-Nov-42 20-Jan-43 Apr-68 Scrapped.
3039 Augustus P Loring 10-May-44 27-Jun-44 03-Jul-44 US reserve fleet.
3085 Avery Island 31-Oct-44 13-Dec-44 21-Dec-44 Mar-61 Delivered incomplete (88%) to
US Navy. Scrapped.
3040 B Charney Vladeck 17-May-44 07-Jul-44 17-Jul-44 23-May-67 Ran aground and refloated.
Later scrapped.
813 Bartholomew Gosnold 24-Jun-43 22-Aug-43 02-Sep-43 Oct-66 Scrapped.
3102 Belgian Amity 29-Jan-45 28-Mar-45 07-Apr-45 Laid down as Lawrence T
Sullivan. In 1962 was renamed
the Nevada. Fate unknown.
3011 Belgian Tenacity 10-Feb-44 28-Mar-44 08-Apr-44 Jun-68 Scrapped.
3072 Belgian Unity 18-Sep-44 30-Oct-44 09-Nov-44 Laid down as Bert Williams. US
reserve fleet
3070 Belle Isle 19-Sep-44 03-Nov-44 15-Nov-44 1960? Delivered incomplete (88%) to
US Navy. Presumed scrapped.

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No.
3079 Bert Williams 09-Oct-44 18-Nov-44 30-Nov-44 Jan-63 Ran aground and declared CTL
in 1948. Forepart joined to aft
section of liberty ship Nathaniel
Bacon in 1951 and renamed the
Boccadasse. Finally scrapped.
3054 C H M Jones 14-Jul-44 31-Aug-44 09-Sep-44 1961 Scrapped.
3081 Calvin Austin 23-Oct-44 04-Dec-44 14-Dec-44 Sep-69 Scrapped.
773 Calvin Coolidge 19-Oct-42 02-Jan-43 04-Feb-43 Jan-65 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
3129 Cardinal O'Connell 11-Jun-45 31-Aug-45 28-Sep-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
3100 Carl Oftedal 18-Jan-45 13-Mar-45 28-Mar-45 Jan-68 Laid down as George N Drake.
Scrapped.
3013 Charles Dauray 17-Feb-44 05-Apr-44 15-Apr-44 Jan-69 Scrapped.
3096 Charles N Cole 18-Dec-44 21-Feb-45 07-Mar-45 Aug-67 Scrapped.
785 Charles Sumner 15-Feb-43 15-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 1962 Scrapped.
3064 Charles Tufts 01-Sep-44 17-Oct-44 26-Oct-44 Sep-68 Scrapped.
789 Charles W Eliot 06-Apr-43 24-May-43 31-May-43 28-Jun-44 Struck mine off Juno beach
(Normandie) and sank. No
fatalities.
3101 Clarence F Peck 20-Dec-44 10-Feb-45 26-Feb-45 Jun-67 Scrapped.
3073 Coasters Harbor 04-Oct-44 17-Nov-44 27-Nov-44 Mar-61 Delivered incomplete (88%) to
US Navy. Scrapped.
3080 Cuttyhunk Island 16-Oct-44 26-Nov-44 07-Dec-44 Sep-60 Delivered incomplete (88%) to
US Navy. Scrapped.
820 Cyrus H K Curtis 19-Jul-43 31-Aug-43 10-Sep-43 1958 Scrapped.
211 Daniel Webster 01-Nov-42 28-Jan-43 10-Feb-43 Jan-44 Was struck by torpedo dropped
by an aircraft off Oran. No
fatalities. Declared CTL.
3118 Dodekanisos 14-Mar-45 03-Apr-45 23-May-45 Laid down as Frederick Austin.
Was renamed Audrey in 1947.
Fate unknown.
3104 Donald H Holland 26-Dec-44 20-Feb-45 05-Mar-45 28-Nov-62 Struck reef and beached.
Declared CTL.
3074 Edmond Mallet 04-Oct-44 17-Nov-44 30-Nov-44 Renamed Iliamna in 1951. Fate
unknown.
3045 Edward E Spafford 05-Jun-44 22-Jul-44 31-Jul-44 US reserve fleet.
2211 Edward H Crockett 29-Nov-43 25-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 29-Sep-44 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy RA60 was torpedoed by
German submarine U310
(commanded by Ley) in the
Barents Sea (72.59 North 24.26
East). 1 crew lost.
2207 Edward Kavanagh 14-Nov-43 24-Dec-43 05-Jan-44 1960 Presumed scrapped.

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No.
3063 Edward L Logan 17-Aug-44 29-Sep-44 10-Oct-44 04-Dec-67 Foundered off Trinidad
3110 Elias Reisberg 24-Jan-45 17-Mar-45 31-Mar-45 May-68 Scrapped.
3059 Elijah Cobb 01-Aug-44 16-Sep-44 26-Sep-44 Nov-69 Scrapped.
3012 Elijah Kellogg 17-Feb-44 05-Apr-44 11-Apr-44 27-Jun-52 Ran aground outside Karachi
harbour, broke in two.
777 Eliphalet Nott 28-Nov-42 14-Feb-43 05-Mar-43 1954 Scrapped.
3107 Elwin F Knowles 22-Feb-45 14-Apr-45 24-Apr-45 1968 Scrapped.
339 Emily Dickinson 26-Feb-43 26-Apr-43 07-May-43 Jan-69 Scrapped.
783 Emma Willard 01-Feb-43 05-Apr-43 22-Apr-43 Mar-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
825 Enoch Train 23-Aug-43 12-Oct-43 23-Oct-43 1966 Scrapped.
3108 Ernest L Dawson 22-Feb-45 14-Apr-45 02-May-45 Renamed Pont L'Eveque in
1946. Fate unknown.
3033 Ernest W Gibson 24-Apr-44 10-Jun-44 02-Jul-44 Oct-69 Scrapped.
204 Ethan Allen 07-Jan-42 16-Aug-42 31-Aug-42 Mar-60 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2209 Eugene E O'Donnell 06-Nov-43 20-Dec-43 30-Dec-43 In 1961 was renamed the
Markia. Fate unknown.
340 Eugene Field 15-Mar-43 13-May-43 22-May-43 1960 Scrapped.
791 Eugene Hale 15-Apr-43 07-Jun-43 17-Jun-43 Feb-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
780 Ezra Cornell 04-Jan-43 07-Mar-43 27-Mar-43 22-Dec-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Sprang leak and sank
off Luderitz.
3087 Ezra Meech 18-Nov-44 15-Jan-45 27-Jan-45 Sep-67 Scrapped.
798 Ezra Weston 08-Jun-43 28-Jul-43 11-Aug-43 08-Aug-44 Whilst travelling in convoy
EBC66 was torpedoed by
German submarine U667
(commanded by Lange) in the
English Channel (50.42 North
05.03 West). No fatalities.
Previously, on 9 June 1944, was
shelled and damaged (5 crew
killed).
3086 F Scott Fitzgerald 18-Nov-44 15-Jan-45 22-Jan-45 May-62 Scrapped.
3055 Ferdinand Gagnon 24-Jul-44 08-Sep-44 19-Sep-44 1963 Scrapped.
814 Ferdinando Gorges 24-Jun-43 12-Aug-43 27-Aug-43 Jan-65 Scrapped.
817 Fort Orange 24-Jul-43 11-Sep-43 22-Sep-43 11-Mar-67 Laid down as the Tobias Lear.
Ran aground.
3091 Francis A Retka 04-Dec-44 27-Jan-45 12-Feb-45 26-Nov-65 Ran aground off Alaska.
781 Francis Amasa Walker 04-Jan-43 07-Mar-43 04-Apr-43 1965 Temporarily converted to
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3057 Frank P Reed 31-Jul-44 18-Sep-44 30-Sep-44 Aug-69 Scrapped.
3106 Fred E Joyce 18-Jan-45 12-Mar-45 24-Mar-45 20-Nov-59 Ran aground, refloated and
scrapped.
3076 Frederick Bouchard 30-Sep-44 11-Nov-44 24-Nov-44 Jan-64 Scrapped.
2220 Frederick W Taylor 26-Dec-43 17-Feb-44 29-Feb-44 Jan-65 Scrapped.
3052 Galen L Stone 13-Jul-44 31-Aug-44 15-Sep-44 Feb-67 Scrapped.
3097 George A Lawson 18-Dec-44 21-Feb-45 13-Mar-45 20-Jun-64 Hull cracked - sank off Cylon.
793 George Cleeve 04-May-43 23-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 22-Feb-44 Torpedoed by German
submarine U969 (commanded
by Dobbert) off Bone (37.22
North 07.17 East). 1 crew killed.
3019 George Eldridge 06-Mar-44 18-Apr-44 28-Apr-44 1958 Scrapped.
802 George F Patten 29-Mar-43 22-May-43 31-May-43 Mar-70 Scrapped.
3025 George Hawley 06-Apr-44 20-May-44 31-May-44 Oct-46 On 21 Jan 1945 whilst travelling
in convoy TBC43 was damaged
by torpedo from German
submarine U1199 (commanded
by Nollmann) off the Lizard
(50.00 North 05.45 West). 2
crew lost. Beached and
refloated, eventually loaded with
ammunition and sunk.
3037 George L Farley 22-May-44 12-Jul-44 20-Jul-44 US reserve fleet.
3049 George N Seger 17-Jun-44 08-Aug-44 19-Aug-44 Nov-67 Scrapped.
2194 George Popham 01-Sep-43 21-Oct-43 08-Nov-43 1967 Scrapped.
2206 George S Wasson 22-Oct-43 07-Dec-43 23-Dec-43 08-Jun-44 After striking a British mine was
sunk as part of the Mulberry
harbour.
2208 George T Angell 22-Nov-43 08-Jan-44 19-Jan-44 Apr-69 Scrapped.
3023 Hadley F Brown 18-Mar-44 29-Apr-44 15-May-44 20 Mar 1945, struck mine in
North Sea. No fatalities. US
reserve fleet.
213 Hannibal Hamlin 08-Dec-42 05-Mar-43 20-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.
3115 Harold H Brown 16-Apr-45 08-Jun-45 20-Jun-45 13-Dec-65 Engine room explosion and fire,
declared CTL.
3044 Harold I Pratt 08-Jun-44 29-Jul-44 18-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
790 Harriet Beecher Stowe 06-Apr-43 24-May-43 07-Jun-43 Oct-67 Scrapped.
3032 Harriet Tubman 19-Apr-44 03-Jun-44 13-Jun-44 US reserve fleet.
808 Harry A Garfield 24-May-43 23-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 11-Mar-65 Ran aground off Philippines.
Refloated and scrapped.
821 Hellas 19-Jul-43 31-Aug-43 17-Sep-43 Nov-68 Laid down as the William De Witt
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812 Henry Jocelyn 20-Jun-43 15-Aug-43 28-Aug-43 US reserve fleet.
788 Henry Wilson 08-Mar-43 03-May-43 26-May-43 May-62 Scrapped.
334 Herman Melville 07-Mar-42 06-Oct-42 20-Oct-42 Apr-60 Scrapped.
3088 Indian Island 05-Nov-44 19-Dec-44 30-Dec-44 1961 Delivered incomplete (88.2%) to
US Navy. Scrapped.
3068 Iolanda 09-Sep-44 21-Oct-44 31-Oct-44 Laid down as William A Dobson.
Delivered incomplete (97.1%) to
US Navy. US reserve fleet.
778 Isaac Sharpless 28-Nov-42 14-Feb-43 05-Mar-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
3126 J Howland Gardner 04-May-45 10-Jul-45 14-Aug-45 Dec-69 Box transport. Presumed
scrapped.
2195 J Willard Gibbs 06-Oct-43 21-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 Aug-67 Scrapped.
794 Jacob H Gallinger 04-May-43 23-Jun-43 09-Jul-43 01-Jul-67 Grounded after engine trouble in
Mormugao harbour, broke in two
and sank.
3098 James A Butts 14-Dec-44 03-Feb-45 17-Feb-45 18-Dec-62 Ran aground and broke in two.
811 James Bowdoin 15-Jun-43 01-Aug-43 14-Aug-43 US reserve fleet.
333 James G Blaine 07-Mar-42 07-Sep-42 21-Sep-42 Dec-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2198 James Manning 13-Oct-43 28-Nov-43 08-Dec-43 Mar-61 Scrapped.
3041 James Sullivan 23-May-44 13-Jul-44 26-Jul-44 Aug-65 Scrapped.
3061 James T Fields 17-Aug-44 03-Oct-44 19-Oct-44 Mar-70 Scrapped.
806 Jeremiah O'Brien 06-May-43 19-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 Museum ship
774 John A Dix 19-Oct-42 02-Jan-43 12-Feb-43 Jun-68 Scrapped.
807 John A Poor 14-May-43 23-Jun-43 07-Jul-43 19-Mar-44 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U510 (commanded
by Eick) in the Indian Ocean
(13.58 North 70.03 East). 25
crew and 9 Armed Guard killed.
Also damaged (mine or torpedo)
28 July 1943, no fatalities).
207 John Carver 14-Jul-42 31-Oct-42 21-Nov-42 23-Apr-45 Fuel tank exploded. Laid up
then scrapped.
215 John Chandler 29-Jan-43 08-Apr-43 20-Apr-43 Was renamed the Rochefort in
1947. Fate unknown.
3026 John Chester Kendall 09-Mar-44 09-May-44 19-May-44 US reserve fleet.
201 John Davenport 24-Sep-41 15-May-42 30-Jun-42 Jul-60 Scrapped.
827 John Fairfield 13-Aug-43 10-Oct-43 15-Oct-43 Jan-68 Scrapped.
216 John Holmes 12-Feb-43 18-Apr-43 28-Apr-43 Jan-69 Scrapped.

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No.
815 John Mason 24-Jun-43 12-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 03-Nov-65 Ran aground off Bahamas,
refloated and scrapped.
770 John Murray Forbes 29-Sep-42 26-Nov-42 16-Jan-43 Apr-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
819 John N Robins 09-A ug-43 30-Sep-43 11-Oct-43 1964 Scrapped.
3113 John Robert Gordon 29-Mar-45 22-May-45 09-Jun-45 05-Jun-63 Ran aground off Barcelona,
refloated and scrapped.
214 John Sullivan 17-Jan-43 28-Mar-43 12-Apr-43 Jun-63 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
337 John Trumbull 26-Nov-42 25-Feb-43 13-Mar-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Renamed Pagan in
1961. Fate unknown
202 John Winthrop 24-Sep-41 07-Jun-42 28-Jul-42 24-Sep-42 Whilst straggling from convoy
ON131 was torpedoed by
German submarine U619
(commanded by Makowski) in
the North Atlantic (56.00 North
31.00 West). 39 crew and 15
Armed Guard lost.
3035 Joseph C Lincoln 08-May-44 24-Jun-44 08-Jul-44 Oct-66 Scrapped.
3103 Joseph Carrigan 29-Jan-45 28-Mar-45 14-Apr-45 10-Sep-45 Struck mine off Labuan. One
Australian Army killed. Declared
CTL.
3027 Joseph I Kemp 05-Apr-44 16-May-44 26-May-44 29-Jun-66 Grounded near Elbe Light Vessle
and declared CTL.
3078 Joseph Lee 18-Oct-44 03-Dec-44 16-Dec-44 Oct-64 Scrapped.
3043 Joseph N Dinand 08-Jun-44 29-Jul-44 12-Aug-44 1964 Loaded with ammunition and
scuttled. Ammunition detonated,
leading to seismic readings
worldwide and decision that
some future scuttlings could be
used as seismic experiments.
3028 Joseph Squires 12-Apr-44 22-May-44 31-May-44 US reserve fleet.
782 Joseph Warren 01-Feb-43 05-Apr-43 17-Apr-43 Oct-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
3029 Joseph-Augustin 20-Apr-44 07-Jun-44 14-Jun-44 14-Apr-61 Broke in two off Portland.
Chevalier
805 Joshua L Chamberlain 27-Apr-43 14-Jun-43 27-Jun-43 Nov-66 Scrapped.
3082 Joshua Slocum 04-Nov-44 17-Dec-44 23-Dec-44 Aug-65 Scrapped.
205 Josiah Bartlett 18-May-42 27-Sep-42 08-Oct-42 Oct-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
799 Josiah Quincy 08-Jun-43 28-Jul-43 16-A ug-43 US reserve fleet.
3083 Julia P Shaw 04-Nov-44 17-Dec-44 29-Dec-44 Aug-64 Scrapped.

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335 Julia Ward Howe 08-Sep-42 26-Nov-42 23-Dec-42 27-Jan-43 Whilst straggling from convoy
UGS4 was torpedoed by
German submarine U442
(commanded by Hesse) off the
Azores (35.29 North 29.10 west).
2 crew 1 Armed Guard and 1 US
Army lost.
3092 Kent Island 19-Nov-44 09-Jan-45 19-Jan-45 Nov-61 Delivered incomplete (88.2%) to
US Navy. Scrapped.
3065 Kenyon L Butterfield 01-Sep-44 17-Oct-44 31-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.
3114 Leif M Olson 12-Feb-45 14-Apr-45 26-Apr-45 US reserve fleet.
3090 Leon S Merrill 04-Dec-44 27-Jan-45 05-Feb-45 Oct-65 Stern scrapped, bow converted
to derrick barge.
3117 Lesvos 21-Feb-45 19-Apr-45 19-May-45 Apr-67 Laid down as Charles H Shaw.
Scrapped.
3071 Liguria 19-Sep-44 03-Nov-44 20-Nov-44 Delivered incomplete (90%) to
US Navy. US reserve fleet.
3010 Lillian Nordica 01-Feb-44 17-Mar-44 31-Mar-44 Sep-65 Scrapped.
3060 Loammi Baldwin 17-Aug-44 03-Oct-44 13-Oct-44 1965 Scrapped.
3128 Lorenzo C McCarthy 23-May-45 31-Jul-45 15-Sep-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
3042 Lot M Morrill 08-Jun-44 29-Jul-44 05-Aug-44 May-67 Scrapped.
210 Lou Gehrig 21-Oct-42 17-Jan-43 30-Jan-43 1966 Scrapped.
3046 Marcus H Tracy 12-Jun-44 31-Jul-44 10-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
787 Mary Lyon 08-Mar-43 03-May-43 21-May-43 04-Aug-63 Developed leaks in pack ice and
sank off Cape Wolstenholme.
2192 Mary Wilkins Freeman 01-Oct-43 13-Nov-43 24-Nov-43 Feb-66 Scrapped.
3075 Matthew Sheehan 23-Sep-44 04-Nov-44 16-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
2201 Mercy Warren 11-Oct-43 24-Nov-43 10-Dec-43 US reserve fleet.
3031 Miaoulis 20-Apr-44 07-Jun-44 23-Jun-44 Oct-67 Laid down as the Lot Morrill.
Scrapped.
3058 Michael Anagnos 31-Jul-44 18-Sep-44 06-Oct-44 In 1947 was renamed Grigorios
III. Fate unknown.
3050 Michael Moran 28-Jun-44 16-Aug-44 28-Aug-44 1962 Presumed scrapped.
810 Nelson Dingley 10-Jun-43 20-Jul-43 29-Jul-43 Renamed Bayport in 1966. Fate
unknown.
776 Noah Webster 12-Nov-42 31-Jan-43 27-Feb-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
3109 Oliver Westover 14-Mar-45 03-May-45 16-May-45 Jun-68 Scrapped.
2193 Omar E Chapman 01-Sep-43 21-Oct-43 31-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
3008 Park Benjamin 29-Jan-44 19-Mar-44 31-Mar-44 Jul-59 Scrapped.

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823 Park Holland 30-Jul-43 14-Sep-43 28-Sep-43 28-Jul-47 Caught fire and exploded off
Brest.
3084 Paul Buck 04-Nov-44 17-Dec-44 31-Dec-44 Mar-66 Scrapped.
824 Peregrine White 30-Jul-43 14-Sep-43 28-Sep-43 Renamed the Golfo Di Napoli in
1957. Fate unknown.
3016 Raymond B Stevens 08-Mar-44 19-Apr-44 25-Apr-44 1961 Scrapped.
2215 Renald Fernald 04-Dec-43 22-Jan-44 04-Feb-44 Sep-63 Scrapped.
3099 Richard D Lyons 18-Jan-45 13-Mar-45 21-Mar-45 Feb-68 Scrapped.
338 Richard Hovey 27-Dec-42 14-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 29-Mar-44 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed and shelled by
Japanese submarine I26
(commanded by Kusaka) in the
Indian Ocean (16.40 North 64.30
East). 3 crew and 1 Armed
Guard killed, with the Master and
3 crew captured by Japanese as
POW.
3056 Robert B Forbes 31-Jul-44 18-Sep-44 25-Sep-44 Nov-65 Scrapped.
796 Robert Jordan 25-May-43 18-Jul-43 27-Jul-43 14-Jun-59 Caught fire and laid up.
Eventually scrapped.
2189 Robert L Vann 14-Aug-43 10-Oct-43 26-Oct-43 01-Mar-45 Hit mine and sank off Ostend
(51.23 North 02.51 East). No
fatalities.
3062 Robert R McBurney 09-Aug-44 22-Sep-44 30-Sep-44 Nov-62 Scrapped.
2200 Robert R Randall 11-Oct-43 24-Nov-43 06-Dec-43 May-69 Scrapped.
797 Robert Rogers 25-May-43 18-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 US reserve fleet.
792 Robert Treat 15-Apr-43 07-Jun-43 21-Jun-43 1967 Scrapped.
3125 Robert W Hart 04-May-45 10-Jul-45 02-Aug-45 Box transport. In 1963 was
renamed the Georgetown. Fate
unknown.
3020 Samadang 13-Mar-44 22-Apr-44 30-Apr-44 Sep-68 Scrapped.
3014 Samadre 18-Feb-44 04-Apr-44 15-Apr-44 Jul-69 Scrapped.
2190 Samakron 13-Sep-43 31-Oct-43 09-Nov-43 1959 Laid down as Jeremiah L
Chaplin. Scrapped.
2216 Samannan 13-Dec-43 31-Jan-44 14-Feb-44 27-Mar-67 Adrift and damaged in storm,
later scrapped.
2204 Samavon 08-Nov-43 18-Dec-43 30-Dec-43 03-Nov-66 Laid down as Bronson Alcott.
Ran aground off Madras.
3015 Sambanka 28-Feb-44 11-Apr-44 22-Apr-44 1967 Scrapped.
3007 Samdaring 24-Jan-44 11-Mar-44 23-Mar-44 Sep-68 Forward end joined to aft end of
the Josephine Shaw Lowell in
1960 to make new vessel (8,418
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3009 Samderry 29-Jan-44 19-Mar-44 31-Mar-44 Jun-67 Scrapped.
2224 Samderwent 14-Jan-44 07-Mar-44 14-Mar-44 In 1970 was still trading as the
Varuna Devi. Fate unknown.
2210 Samdon 06-Nov-43 20-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 Oct-61 Scrapped.
2214 Samearn 24-Nov-43 13-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 Aug-68 Scrapped.
3022 Samidway 21-Mar-44 06-May-44 17-May-44 Mar-69 Scrapped.
2191 Samlong 20-Sep-43 07-Nov-43 17-Nov-43 03-Aug-44 Laid down as Elias H Derby.
Damaged by E-boat torpedo off
Thames Estuary, declared CTL.
3018 Samoresby 08-Mar-44 19-Apr-44 30-Apr-44 Jan-60 Scrapped. Name plate
presented to the Museum and
Record of Australian-built
Merchant Ships in Australia.
2196 Samphill 15-Sep-43 05-Nov-43 15-Nov-43 Mar-67 Laid down as the Barrett
Wendell. Scrapped
2197 Samrich 15-Sep-43 05-Nov-43 20-Nov-43 May-68 Laid down as the William Pitt
Preble. Scrapped.
3024 Samsmola 06-Apr-44 20-May-44 27-May-44 Jan-68 Scrapped.
3005 Samsperrin 14-Jan-44 07-Mar-44 18-Mar-44 Nov-61 Scrapped.
2202 Samspring 20-Oct-43 03-Dec-43 16-Dec-43 Nov-69 Laid down as Charles A Young.
Scrapped.
2223 Samstrae 21-Dec-43 16-Feb-44 29-Feb-44 Aug-67 Scrapped.
3021 Samsuva 21-Mar-44 06-May-44 13-May-44 29-Sep-44 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy RA60 was torpedoed and
sunk by German submarine
U310 (commanded by Ley) off
North Cape (72.58 North 23.59
East)
2203 Samtampa 01-Nov-43 12-Dec-43 22-Dec-43 23-Apr-47 Laid down as Peleg Wadsworth.
Dragged anchors and ran
aground.
2218 Samteviot 08-Dec-43 28-Jan-44 11-Feb-44 Feb-61 Scrapped.
2199 Samtrent 11-Oct-43 24-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 Apr-62 Laid down as the Percy D
Haughton. Scrapped.
826 Samtucky 01-Sep-43 19-Oct-43 30-Oct-43 Feb-62 Laid down as William
Blackstone. Scrapped.
2222 Samtyne 21-Dec-43 16-Feb-44 25-Feb-44 Nov-68 Scrapped.
3127 Samuel R Aitken 23-May-45 31-Jul-45 31-Aug-45 Box transport. In 1960 was
renamed the Oxford. Fate
unknown.
3017 Samwake 08-Mar-44 19-Apr-44 28-Apr-44 Apr-44 Torpedoed and sunk by E-boat
in English Channel (50.40 N
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2221 Samwye 10-Jan-44 26-Feb-44 08-Mar-44 02-Aug-67 Ran aground off Mombassa.
Refloated and declared CTL.
2212 Samythian 24-Nov-43 13-Jan-44 21-Jan-44 Nov-61 Scrapped.
2219 Sarah Orne Jewett 08-Dec-43 28-Jan-44 17-Feb-44 20-Nov-66 Stranded and refloated, later laid
up and scrapped.
795 Silvester Gardiner 04-May-43 23-Jun-43 13-Jul-43 Aug-69 Scrapped.
3116 Stanley R Fisher 16-Apr-45 08-Jun-45 30-Jun-45 Aug-65 Scrapped.
3004 Stanton H King 26-Jan-44 04-Mar-44 16-Mar-44 Dec-64 Scrapped.
2188 Sumner I Kimball 13-Aug-43 10-Oct-43 21-Oct-43 16-Jan-44 Whilst straggling from convoy
ON219 was torpedoed by
German submarine U960
(commanded by Heinrich) in the
North Atlantic (52.35 North 35.00
West). 40 crew and 24 Armed
Guard lost.
2213 Susan Colby 24-Nov-43 13-Jan-44 26-Jan-44 Aug-68 Scrapped.
3094 T S Gold 05-Dec-44 23-Jan-45 06-Feb-45 19-Apr-67 Ran aground off Inchon.
Refloated and scrapped.
804 Thomas B Reed 19-Apr-43 09-Jun-43 19-Jun-43 1966 Scrapped.
3047 Thomas Bradlee 26-Jun-44 16-Aug-44 25-Aug-44 1965 Scrapped.
822 Thomas Clyde 16-Aug-43 05-Oct-43 15-Oct-43 12-Jan-63 Ran aground in Dardanelles.
3077 Thomas F Meagher 18-Oct-44 03-Dec-44 11-Dec-44 Aug-69 Scrapped.
3034 Thomas H Sumner 08-May-44 24-Jun-44 30-Jun-44 13-Nov-66 Hull developed cracks,
abandoned.
203 Thomas Hooker 14-Oct-41 13-Jul-42 11-Aug-42 15-Mar-43 Broke in two in North Atlantic
(53.20 North 47.00 West). No
fatalities.
801 Thomas W Hyde 06-Mar-43 05-May-43 14-May-43 Oct-64 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
779 Timothy Dwight 04-Jan-43 07-Mar-43 20-Mar-43 Oct-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
3130 Tom Treanor 11-Jun-45 31-Aug-45 11-Oct-45 Apr-68 Box transport. Scrapped.
772 Volans 19-Oct-42 02-Jan-43 30-Jan-43 Feb-65 Laid down as the Edward Preble.
Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
775 Walter E Ranger 12-Nov-42 31-Jan-43 19-Feb-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
3131 Walter F Perry 11-Jul-45 26-Sep-45 20-Oct-45 Box transport. US reserve fleet.
2217 Washington Allston 19-Dec-43 09-Feb-44 22-Feb-44 20-Mar-66 Broke in two in storm. Forward
section refloated and converted
to derrick barge.
2205 Webb Miller 22-Oct-43 07-Dec-43 16-Dec-43 Mar-69 Scrapped.

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3105 Wilfred R Bellevue 10-Jan-45 03-Mar-45 15-Mar-45 01-Feb-66 Sprang leak, later sank.
3089 William A Dobson 12-Nov-44 24-Dec-44 31-Dec-44 Sep-67 Scrapped.
3095 William Bevan 18-Dec-44 21-Feb-45 28-Feb-45 US reserve fleet.
208 William Bradford 17-Aug-42 14-Nov-42 08-Dec-42 Jun-60 Scrapped.
209 William Brewster 27-Sep-42 08-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 1963 Scrapped.
3111 William H Lane 05-Feb-45 30-Mar-45 14-Apr-45 1968 Scrapped.
818 William H Todd 02-Aug-43 19-Sep-43 30-Sep-43 1967 Scrapped.
206 William King 09-Jun-42 21-Oct-42 31-Oct-42 06-Jun-43 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U198 (commanded
by Hartmann) off South Africa
(30.25 South 34.15 East). 6
crew lost. The Master was taken
to a Japanese POW camp, and
was killed on Junyo Maru.
3030 William Leavitt 20-Apr-44 07-Jun-44 19-Jun-44 Oct-64 Scrapped.
3053 William Lyon Phelps 08-Jul-44 24-Aug-44 31-Aug-44 1964 Scrapped.
768 William P Fessenden 08-Sep-42 11-Nov-42 15-Dec-42 Feb-59 Scrapped.
803 William Pepperell 09-Apr-43 03-Jun-43 12-Jun-43 Dec-69 Scrapped.
784 William Phips 15-Feb-43 15-Apr-43 28-Apr-43 US reserve fleet.
212 William Pierce Frye 15-Nov-42 11-Feb-43 23-Feb-43 29-Mar-43 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy HX230 was torpedoed by
German submarine U610
(commanded by Freybery-
Eisenberg) in the North Atlantic
(56.57 North 24.15 West). 35
crew and 22 Armed Guard killed.
800 William Sturgis 24-Jun-43 12-Aug-43 23-Aug-43 Oct-69 Scrapped.
3048 William Tyler 26-Jun-44 16-Aug-44 31-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
3067 Wilson B Keene 01-Sep-44 14-Oct-44 26-Oct-44 16-Apr-47 Wrecked by the explosion of the
liberty ship Grandchamp
(formerly Benjamin R Curtis).
769 Winslow Homer 08-Sep-42 11-Nov-42 27-Dec-42 US reserve fleet.
3069 Winthrop L Marvin 19-Sep-44 03-Nov-44 11-Nov-44 Oct-67 Scrapped.

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No.
221 Abel Parker Upshur 13-Apr-42 28-Jun-42 14-Jul-42 Jun-66 Scrapped.
863 Abner Nash 04-Oct-42 15-Nov-42 27-Nov-42 1964 Scrapped.
869 Alexander Lillington 02-Nov-42 06-Dec-42 20-Dec-42 Jan-61 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
162 Alexander Martin 15-Jun-42 16-Aug-42 28-Aug-42 Sep-63 Scrapped.
892 Alfred Moore 24-Jan-43 22-Feb-43 02-Mar-43 Feb-61 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
156 Artemas Ward 24-Mar-42 14-Jun-42 30-Jun-42 08-Jun-44 Damaged in collision with tanker
in March 1944. Sunk as part of
Mulberry Harbour.
1984 Arthur Dobbs 24-May-43 20-Jun-43 27-Jun-43 May-68 Scrapped.
1999 Augustus S Merrimon 12-Jul-43 11-Aug-43 19-Aug-43 Oct-67 Scrapped.
169 Benjamin Smith 11-Sep-42 28-Oct-42 07-Nov-42 23-Jan-43 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U175 (commanded
by Bruns) off Sassandra (04.05
North 07.50 West). No fatalities.
165 Benjamin Williams 19-Jul-42 23-Sep-42 04-Oct-42 Dec-66 Scrapped.
873 Betty Zane 20-Nov-42 22-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 Feb-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1991 Charles A Dana 15-Jun-43 15-Jul-43 22-Jul-43 US reserve fleet.
151 Charles C Pinckney 11-Dec-41 10-May-42 28-May-42 27-Jan-43 Whilst straggling from convoy
UGS4 was torpedoed by
German submarine U514
(commanded by Auffermann) off
the Azores (36.37 North 30.55
West).
1976 Charles D McIver 01-May-43 25-May-43 31-May-43 23-Mar-45 Sunk by mine or submarine off
Ostend. No fatalities.
1995 Chatham C Lyon 28-Jun-43 27-Jul-43 12-Aug-43 May-67 Scrapped.
872 Christopher Gadsden 15-Nov-42 18-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 Dec-69 Scrapped.
900 Christopher Gale 19-Feb-43 21-Mar-43 28-Mar-43 1962 Scrapped.
1992 Clement Clay 18-Jun-43 21-Jul-43 28-Jul-43 Feb-62 Scrapped.
860 Collis P Huntington 17-Sep-42 01-Nov-42 12-Nov-42 Mar-68 Scrapped.
911 Cornelia P Spencer 29-Mar-43 24-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 21-Sep-43 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U188 (commanded
by Lüdden) in the Indian Ocean
(20.08 North 50.10 East). 2 crew
killed.
861 Cornelius Harnett 23-Sep-42 06-Nov-42 20-Nov-42 Mar-68 Temporarily converted to
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875 Daniel H Hill 27-Nov-42 27-Dec-42 10-Jan-43 1964 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
149 Daniel Morgan 03-Sep-41 08-Mar-42 16-Apr-42 05-Jul-42 After scattering from convoy
PQ17 was damaged by near
misses during air attack.
Abandoned, and finally sunk by
German submarine U88
(commanded by Bohmann). 4
crew lost.
909 David Caldwell 22-Mar-43 19-Apr-43 26-Apr-43 Ran aground off Bordeaux.
1989 David F Houston 09-Jun-43 08-Jul-43 15-Jul-43 Jul-69 Scrapped.
896 David L Swain 06-Feb-43 09-Mar-43 16-Mar-43 Dec-68 Scrapped.
168 David Stone 16-Aug-42 10-Oct-42 21-Oct-42 Aug-66 Scrapped.
889 Edward B Dudley 17-Jan-43 13-Feb-43 21-Feb-43 11-Apr-43 Whilst straggling from convoy
HX232 was torpedoed by
German submarine U615
(commanded by Kapitzky) in the
North Atlantic (53.00 North 38.00
West). 42 crew and 27 Armed
Guard lost.
1979 Edward Richardson 11-May-43 04-Jun-43 10-Jun-43 Converted to troopship. US
reserve fleet.
220 Edward Rutledge 30-Mar-42 21-Jun-42 08-Jul-42 Sep-61 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
899 Elisha Mitchell 16-Feb-43 18-Mar-43 25-Mar-43 Apr-61 Scrapped.
883 Ephraim Brevard 24-Dec-42 24-Jan-43 03-Feb-43 US reserve fleet.
885 Flora MacDonald 30-Dec-42 30-Jan-43 09-Feb-43 30-May-43 Whilst travelling independantly
was torpedoed by German
submarine U126 (commanded
by Kietz) off Sierra Leone (07.15
North 13.20 West). Beached,
but total loss. 7 crew killed.
150 Francis Marion 04-Sep-41 22-Mar-42 27-Apr-42 Dec-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
882 Francis Nash 22-Dec-42 21-Jan-43 31-Jan-43 In 1960 was renamed the Olga.
Fate unknown.
888 Furnifold M Simmons 13-Jan-43 10-Feb-43 18-Feb-43 Dec-68 Scrapped.
876 George Davis 29-Nov-42 30-Dec-42 13-Jan-43 Jun-60 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1998 George Durant 09-Jul-43 07-Aug-43 15-Aug-43 Jul-61 Scrapped.
884 George E Badger 27-Dec-42 26-Jan-43 06-Feb-43 US reserve fleet.
1978 Hannis Taylor 08-May-43 31-May-43 06-Jun-43 Temporarily converted to
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862 Henry Bacon 29-Sep-42 11-Nov-42 24-Nov-42 23-Feb-45 Sunk by torpedo dropped by
aircraft in the Barents Sea (67.38
North 05.00 West). 15 crew and
7 Armed Guard lost.
228 Henry Middleton 05-Sep-42 25-Oct-42 04-Nov-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
1986 Hilary A Herbert 30-May-43 27-Jun-43 05-Jul-43 Oct-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Ran aground and
declared CTL in 1947 but
repaired and sold. Scrapped.
906 Horace Williams 12-Mar-43 12-Apr-43 19-Apr-43 Was renamed the Stalo in 1965.
Fate unknown.
157 Hugh Williamson 11-May-42 07-Jul-42 24-Jul-42 18-Jun-46 Damaged on reef, refloated an
laid up. Later scrapped.
1987 Hutchinson I Cone 31-May-43 30-Jun-43 07-Jul-43 May-62 Scrapped.
226 James B Richardson 23-Aug-42 15-Oct-42 24-Oct-42 01-Jul-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Loaded with
ammunition and scuttled.
1996 James I McKay 01-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 08-Aug-43 Dec-67 Scrapped.
867 James Iredell 25-Oct-42 29-Nov-42 12-Dec-42 08-Jun-44 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Damaged by aircraft
and submarine attacks in 1943.
Sunk as part of Mulberry
harbour.
874 James J Pettigrew 24-Nov-42 24-Dec-42 07-Jan-43 May-60 Scrapped.
161 James K Polk 08-Jun-42 02-Aug-42 21-Aug-42 09-Mar-43 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy BT6 was torpedoed by
German submarine U510
(commanded by Neitzel) off
Dutch Guiana (7.40 North 52.07
West). 1 Armed Guard killed.
Declared CTL, and later
scrapped.
891 James Moore 21-Jan-43 19-Feb-43 27-Feb-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. In 1964 was renamed
the Fede. Fate unknown.
886 James Sprunt 05-Jan-43 03-Feb-43 13-Feb-43 10-Mar-43 Whilst travelling in convoy
KG123 was torpedoed by
German submarine U185
(commanded by Maus) off Cuba
(19.49 North 74.38 West). 43
crew and 28 Armed Guard lost.
166 James Turner 26-Jul-42 29-Sep-42 10-Oct-42 Jan-70 Temporarily converted to
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155 Jeremiah Van 10-Mar-42 07-Jun-42 24-Jun-42 02-Feb-43 Whilst travelling with convoy
Rensselaer HX224 was torpedoed by
German submarine U456
(commanded by Teichert) off
Greenland (55.13 North 28.53
West). 35 crew and 11 Armed
Guard lost.
219 John C Calhoun 01-Oct-41 26-Apr-42 21-May-42 07-Sep-44 Explosions in holds, declared
CTL.
152 John Cropper 20-Jan-42 17-May-42 04-Jun-42 Nov-65 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
225 John Drayton 04-Jul-42 05-Sep-42 17-Sep-42 21-A pr-43 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed and shelled by
Italian submarine Da Vinci
(commanded by Gazzana-
Priaroggia) off Durban (32.10
South 34.50 East). 21 crew and
5 Armed Guard lost.
1972 John Grier Hibben 20-Apr-43 15-May-43 21-May-43 Jun-67 Scrapped.
878 John Harvey 06-Dec-42 09-Jan-43 19-Jan-43 02-Dec-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Whilst in Bari harbour
was sunk by German air attack.
1985 John Lawson 26-May-43 24-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 May-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. In 1962 was used as
experimental liquified gas carrier.
Scrapped.
1977 John M Morehead 05-May-43 29-May-43 04-Jun-43 Jun-66 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1990 John Merrick 12-Jun-43 11-Jul-43 18-Jul-43 1967 Scrapped.
1997 John N Maffitt 04-Jul-43 04-Aug-43 12-Aug-43 1966 Scrapped.
1970 John Owen 15-Apr-43 10-May-43 16-May-43 Aug-64 Scrapped.
1975 John P Mitchell 28-Apr-43 23-May-43 29-May-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
218 John Penn 23-Sep-41 12-Apr-42 11-May-42 13-Sep-42 Torpedoed by aircraft in
Greenalnd Sea. 3 crew killed.
881 John Wright Stanly 18-Dec-42 19-Jan-43 29-Jan-43 Apr-69 Scrapped.
897 Jonathan Worth 11-Feb-43 12-Mar-43 19-Mar-43 Oct-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
907 Jose Bonifacio 16-Mar-43 14-Apr-43 21-Apr-43 US reserve fleet.
1967 Joseph A Brown 07-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 07-May-43 US reserve fleet.
864 Joseph Alston 10-Oct-42 20-Nov-42 30-Nov-42 Jul-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
217 Joseph Hewes 22-Sep-41 29-Mar-42 06-May-42 Sep-68 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.

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1983 Joseph Le Conte 22-May-43 17-Jun-43 23-Jun-43 In 1965 was renamed the Tony.
Fate unknown.
1973 Kemp P Battle 23-Apr-43 18-May-43 24-May-43 Sep-68 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
1988 Lawrence D Tyson 05-Jun-43 03-Jul-43 10-Jul-43 US reserve fleet.
1981 Lee S Overman 16-May-43 11-Jun-43 17-Jun-43 12-Nov-44 Struck mine and sank off Le
Harve. No fatalities.
866 Marshall Elliott 20-Oct-42 27-Nov-42 09-Dec-42 Apr-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
887 Matt W Ransom 09-Jan-43 06-Feb-43 16-Feb-43 08-Jun-44 On 11 April 1943 was torpedoed
by German submarine U117
(commanded by Neumann) off
Casablanca (33.55 North 07.52
West), but proceded under own
power to Gibraltar. Sunk as part
of Mulberry harbour.
898 Matthew T Goldsboro 13-Feb-43 15-Mar-43 22-Mar-43 Dec-69 Scrapped.
146 Nathanael Greene 22-May-41 17-Jan-42 12-Mar-42 24-Feb-43 Sunk by German submarine
U565 (commanded by franken)
40 miles off Oran. 4 crew lost.
The ship was awarded a Gallant
Ship Award.
167 Nathaniel Alexander 02-Aug-42 04-Oct-42 15-Oct-42 01-Aug-67 Plating fractures, later scrapped.
880 Nathaniel Macon 13-Dec-42 17-Jan-43 26-Jan-43 Nov-69 Scrapped.
1969 Ole Bull 13-Apr-43 07-May-43 14-May-43 Mar-67 Laid down as the Sallie S Cotton.
Scrapped.
227 Paul Hamilton 30-Aug-42 20-Oct-42 29-Oct-42 20-Apr-44 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Attacked and sunk by
aircraft torpedoes off Algiers
(37.00 North 03.20 East). 47
crew, 29 Armed Guard and 504
US Army Air Force personnel
lost.
865 Paul Hamilton Hayne 15-Oct-42 24-Nov-42 04-Dec-42 Apr-67 Scrapped.
868 Penelope Barker 28-Oct-42 01-Dec-42 15-Dec-42 25-Jan-44 Whilst travelling in convoy
JW65A was torpedoed by
German submarine U278
(commanded by Franze) in the
Barents Sea (73.22 north 22.30
East). 10 crew, 5 Armed Guard
and 1 Royal Navy doctor lost.
1971 Philip Doddridge 18-Apr-43 13-May-43 19-May-43 Mar-69 Scrapped.
871 Pocahontas 11-Nov-42 13-Dec-42 27-Dec-42 Sep-60 Scrapped.

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870 Richard Caswell 06-Nov-42 10-Dec-42 22-Dec-42 16-Jul-43 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U513 (commanded
by Guggenberger) off Brazil
(28.10 South 46.30 West). 9
crew lost.
163 Richard D Spaight 08-Jul-42 11-Sep-42 23-Sep-42 10-Mar-43 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed and shelled by
German submarine U182
(commanded by Clausen) off
South Africa (28.00 South 37.00
East). 1 crew lost.
1994 Richmond P Hobson 25-Jun-43 17-Jul-43 25-Jul-43 17-Jul-63 Ran aground.
1974 Robert Dale Owen 26-Apr-43 21-May-43 27-May-43 20-Dec-47 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Struck mine and sank
off Rijeka.
1968 Robert F Hoke 10-Apr-43 04-May-43 11-May-43 28-Dec-43 Damaged by torpedo from
Japanese submarine I26
(commanded by Kusaka) in the
Arabian Sea (20.00 north 59.25
East). No fatalities. Towed to
Oman, then Aden, then
Massawa for discharge but Jun
1944 broke back. Temporary
repairs effected, then July 1944
taken in tow for Suez but taken
in to Port Sudan. Sep 1944 left
in tow for Suez but adrift in bad
weather. Sighted by RAF in Oct
1944 and salvaged. Nov 1944
again left in tow for Suez and
declared CTL on arrival. Dec
1944 towed to Bombay and
taken over by Royal Navy as
training ship. May 1947
discarded and beached off
Bombay (still damaged from
torpedo attack). June 1949
scrapped.
879 Robert Howe 10-Dec-42 13-Jan-43 23-Jan-43 Second liberty ship to arrive at
London. US reserve fleet.
904 Robert Rowan 05-Mar-43 06-Apr-43 13-Apr-43 11-Jul-43 Attacked by aircraft and shelled
by artillery off Gela. Abandoned
and exploded. No fatalities.
903 Roger Moore 28-Feb-43 31-Mar-43 08-Apr-43 US reserve fleet.
224 Roger Williams 29-Jun-42 30-Aug-42 12-Sep-42 29-Jun-65 Lost without trace near 09.03
North 56.25 East.
2002 Sambrian 25-Jul-43 21-Aug-43 27-Aug-43 10-Oct-61 Laid down as the John Branch.
Ran aground, refloated and
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2000 Samphire 16-Jul-43 14-Aug-43 22-Aug-43 Apr-62 Laid down as the Montfort
Stokes. Scrapped
164 Samuel Ashe 12-Jul-42 17-Sep-42 29-Sep-42 Aug-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1982 Thomas J Jarvis 19-May-43 14-Jun-43 20-Jun-43 Aug-61 Scrapped.
908 Thomas L Clingman 18-Mar-43 17-Apr-43 24-Apr-43 Jun-60 Scrapped.
223 Thomas Pinckney 22-Jun-42 23-Aug-42 07-Sep-42 Jun-60 Scrapped.
2001 Thomas Pollock 22-Jul-43 18-Aug-43 26-Aug-43 26-Dec-56 Foundered in North Sea.
154 Thomas Sumter 25-Feb-42 31-May-42 17-Jun-42 Converted to troopship. US
reserve fleet.
905 Thomas W Bickett 09-Mar-43 09-Apr-43 15-Apr-43 1966 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1993 Thomas W Owen 21-Jun-43 24-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 1964 Scrapped.
147 Virginia Dare 28-May-41 03-Feb-42 27-Mar-42 12-Mar-44 Struck mine and broke in two.
No fatalities. The ship received
a Gallant Ship Award.
910 Waigstill Avery 24-Mar-43 22-Apr-43 28-Apr-43 Dec-60 Scrapped.
902 Walker Taylor 25-Feb-43 28-Mar-43 05-Apr-43 Dec-59 Scrapped.
912 Walter Hines Page 01-Apr-43 27-Apr-43 04-May-43 US reserve fleet.
877 Walter Raleigh 01-Dec-42 05-Jan-43 16-Jan-43 Dec-67 Scrapped.
160 William A Graham 01-Jun-42 26-Jul-42 15-Aug-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
895 William D Moseley 03-Feb-43 05-Mar-43 12-Mar-43 May-62 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
894 William D Pender 30-Jan-43 28-Feb-43 09-Mar-43 Feb-60 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
159 William Gaston 23-May-42 19-Jul-42 05-Aug-42 24-Jul-44 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy JT39 was torpedoed by
German submarine U861
(commanded by Oesten) in the
South Atlantic (26.42 South
46.12 West). No fatalities.
222 William Hawkins 27-Apr-42 03-Jul-42 20-Jul-42 1958 Scrapped.
148 William Hooper 22-Aug-41 21-Feb-42 07-Apr-42 04-Jul-42 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy PQ17 was struck by
aircraft torpedo and abandoned.
Finally sunk by German
submarine U334 (commanded
by Siemon). 3 crew lost.
901 William L Davidson 22-Feb-43 24-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 09-Mar-46 Ran aground off Norway,
salvaged and sold to US Navy as
hulk.
153 William Moultrie 05-Feb-42 22-May-42 11-Jun-42 US reserve fl eet.

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158 William R Davie 18-May-42 12-Jul-42 29-Jul-42 US reserve fleet.
1980 William T Barry 14-May-43 08-Jun-43 14-Jun-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
890 Willie Jones 19-Jan-43 16-Feb-43 24-Feb-43 In 1968 was in US Navy service.
Fate unknown.
893 Woodrow Wilson 26-Jan-43 25-Feb-43 06-Mar-43 Feb-60 Scrapped.
145 Zebulon B Vance 22-May-41 06-Dec-41 17-Feb-42 Nov 1943 converted to hospital
ship and renamed John F
Meany. US reserve fleet.

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2253 Abbot L Mills 29-Sep-43 18-Oct-43 26-Oct-43 On 10 Nov 1945 the ship struck
a mine off Dubrivnik. No
fatalities. Declared CTL but
repaired and in 1965 was
renamed the Aquila. Fate
unknown.
2582 Abigail S Duniway 05-Jan-44 21-Jan-44 29-Jan-44 Oct-63 Scrapped.
598 Abner Doubleday 25-Oct-42 20-Nov-42 30-Nov-42 Jan-68 Scrapped.
2254 Albert A Michelson 30-Sep-43 20-Oct-43 28-Oct-43 09-Dec-66 Leaking in Pacific, later
scrapped.
1612 Albert B Cummins 01-Mar-43 23-Mar-43 30-Mar-43 1961 Scrapped.
583 Alexander Graham Bell 17-Sep-42 18-Oct-42 27-Oct-42 Aug-62 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
229 Alexander Hamilton 20-Sep-41 28-Dec-41 10-Mar-42 May-62 Scrapped.
620 Alexander J Dallas 15-Dec-42 09-Jan-43 16-Jan-43 1966 Scrapped.
1616 Alexandr Nevsky 09-Mar-43 29-Mar-43 06-Apr-43 Laid down as the Henry W
Corbett. Fate unknown.
1610 Alexandr Suvorov 25-Feb-43 19-Mar-43 27-Mar-43 Laid down as the Elijah P
Lovejoy. Fate unknown.
1604 Amos Kendall 13-Feb-43 07-Mar-43 17-Mar-43 May-61 Scrapped.
566 Andrew Carnegie 27-Jul-42 03-Sep-42 15-Sep-42 Oct-63 Scrapped.
238 Anne Hutchinson 23-Apr-42 31-May-42 16-Jun-42 26-Oct-42 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U504 (commanded
by Poske) in the Indian Ocean
(34.10 South 28.30 East). 3
crew killed.
2086 Anthony Ravalli 01-Sep-43 16-Sep-43 23-Sep-43 1961 Scrapped.
1593 Arthur Riggs 15-Jan-43 13-Feb-43 23-Feb-43 Jun-62 Scrapped.
2036 Askold 05-Jun-43 24-Jun-43 02-Jul-43 Laid down as the Henry L
Pittock . Fate unknown.
2067 B F Irvine 31-Jul-43 19-Aug-43 26-Aug-43 Converted to crane barge in
1965. Fate unknown.
1622 B F Shaw 21-Mar-43 09-Apr-43 17-Apr-43 US reserve fleet.
2047 Baku 24-Jun-43 14-Jul-43 22-Jul-43 Laid down as the David Douglas.
Fate unknown.
1605 Belva Lockwood 16-Feb-43 09-Mar-43 19-Mar-43 Feb-62 Scrapped.
2024 Ben Holladay 14-May-43 03-Jun-43 11-Jun-43 Oct-58 Scrapped.
2080 Ben T Osborne 22-Aug-43 08-Sep-43 14-Sep-43 Jun-66 Scrapped.
1609 Benjamin H Grierson 24-Feb-43 17-Mar-43 25-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.
2039 Binger Hermann 10-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 08-Jul-43 US reserve fleet.

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200 Bret Harte 19-Apr-42 29-May-42 12-Jun-42 Dec-63 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
602 Carl Schurz 04-Nov-42 30-Nov-42 09-Dec-42 Oct-61 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
2249 Charles F Amidon 24-Sep-43 11-Oct-43 19-Oct-43 Mar-61 Scrapped.
587 Charles Goodyear 26-Sep-42 25-Oct-42 05-Nov-42 1968 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
591 Charles Gordon Curtis 08-Oct-42 04-Nov-42 15-Nov-42 In 1947 was renamed the S
Kirov. Fate unknown.
2060 Charles M Russell 18-Jul-43 07-Aug-43 14-Aug-43 Apr-68 Scrapped.
2098 Charles Nordhoff 17-Sep-43 02-Oct-43 10-Oct-43 Apr-70 Scrapped.
605 Charles Willson Peale 11-Nov-42 07-Dec-42 15-Dec-42 Jun-60 27 Jun 43, whilst travelling
independently was shelled by
German submarine U199
(commanded by Friedrich) off
Rio De Janero, but U-boat was
held off. Scrapped.
1615 Chief Joseph 07-Mar-43 27-Mar-43 04-Apr-43 Oct-62 Fate unknown. Either taken over
by crew and sailed to Communist
China, or foundered.
613 Chief Washakie 30-Nov-42 24-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 In 1950 was renamed the
Chena. Fate unknown.
1603 Christopher Greenup 11-Feb-43 05-Mar-43 15-Mar-43 Jun-62 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
565 Cleveland Abbe 24-Jul-42 31-Aug-42 12-Sep-42 US reserve fleet.
2056 Clinton Kelly 11-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 07-Aug-43 Mar-62 Scrapped.
543 Cornelius Gilliam 05-May-42 16-Jun-42 28-Jun-42 Mar-70 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1601 Cushing Eells 07-Feb-43 01-Mar-43 12-Mar-43 In 1961 was renamed the
Jablanica. Fate unknown.
2003 Cushman K Davis 07-Apr-43 27-Apr-43 05-May-43 Jun-66 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
557 Daniel H Lownsdale 27-Jun-42 05-Aug-42 17-Aug-42 Mar-70 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
619 Daniel S Lamont 13-Dec-42 07-Jan-43 14-Jan-43 Oct-66 Scrapped.
2089 David B Henderson 05-Sep-43 20-Sep-43 27-Sep-43 1962 Scrapped.
2068 David F Barry 01-Aug-43 21-Aug-43 28-Aug-43 Was renamed the Kopalnia
Bobrek in 1959. Fate unknown.
2065 David Thompson 27-Jul-43 15-Aug-43 23-Aug-43 Apr-61 Scrapped.
1598 De Grasse 31-Jan-43 24-Feb-43 06-Mar-43 Feb-70 Laid down as the Nathaniel J
Wyeth. Taken over by US Navy.
Converted to troopship.
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1600 Dekabrist 05-Feb-43 27-Feb-43 10-Mar-43 Laid down as the E H Harriman.
Fate unknown.
2043 Delazon Smith 17-Jun-43 07-Jul-43 14-Jul-43 Dec-67 Scrapped.
2040 Donald MacLeay 12-Jun-43 01-Jul-43 09-Jul-43 Dec-67 Scrapped.
2066 Dunham Wright 29-Jul-43 17-Aug-43 25-Aug-43 Apr-61 Scrapped.
186 Edgar Allan Poe 29-Jan-42 26-Mar-42 28-Apr-42 09-Nov-42 Torpedoed and damaged by
Japanese submarine I21
(commanded by Matsumura) off
New Caledonia (23.41 South
166.30 East). 2 crew lost. Later
scrapped.
2087 Edmund F Dickens 02-Sep-43 17-Sep-43 24-Sep-43 05-Feb-45 Struck mine in pacific and
declared CTL. No fatalities.
2255 Edmund G Ross 02-Oct-43 22-Oct-43 29-Oct-43 May-61 Scrapped.
1625 Edward Bellamy 26-Mar-43 14-Apr-43 22-Apr-43 US reserve fleet.
2029 Edward Canby 23-May-43 12-Jun-43 20-Jun-43 1961 Scrapped.
2057 Edward D Baker 13-Jul-43 01-Aug-43 09-Aug-43 1959 Scrapped.
575 Edward Everett 26-Aug-42 26-Sep-42 08-Oct-42 Feb-69 Scrapped.
2583 Edward Lander 07-Jan-44 25-Jan-44 02-Feb-44 1958 Scrapped.
2072 Edward N Westcott 08-Aug-43 27-Aug-43 04-Sep-43 Feb-60 Scrapped.
606 Edwin Booth 14-Nov-42 09-Dec-42 17-Dec-42 Aug-69 Scrapped.
564 Edwin M Stanton 21-Jul-42 26-Aug-42 09-Sep-42 US reserve fleet.
240 Elihu Yale 30-Apr-42 07-Jun-42 24-Jun-42 15-Feb-44 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Attacked by aircraft
off Anzio, struck by glider bomb,
blew up and sank. 3 crew and 2
Armed Guard lost.
558 Elijah White 30-Jun-42 07-Aug-42 20-Aug-42 Jul-61 Scrapped.
2520 Elisha P Ferry 16-Oct-43 05-Nov-43 14-Nov-43 Jun-69 Scrapped.
588 Elmer A Sperry 30-Sep-42 27-Oct-42 07-Nov-42 Jun-63 Scrapped.
2579 Elwood Mead 18-Dec-43 05-Jan-44 15-Jan-44 Nov-68 Scrapped.
1624 Emilian Pugachev 24-Mar-43 13-Apr-43 21-Apr-43 Laid down as the Louis Agassiz.
Fate unknown.
2537 Enos A Mills 15-Nov-43 04-Dec-43 19-Dec-43 Jul-61 Scrapped.
2028 Ephraim W Baughman 21-May-43 10-Jun-43 18-Jun-43 May-60 Scrapped.
2042 Erevan 15-Jun-43 04-Jul-43 13-Jul-43 Laid down as the Joseph Watt.
Fate unknown.
2016 Eric V Hauser 30-Apr-43 19-May-43 27-May-43 Feb-67 Scrapped.
556 Eugene Skinner 23-Jun-42 31-Jul-42 13-Aug-42 US reserve fleet.
611 Ezra Meeker 25-Nov-42 19-Dec-42 27-Dec-42 US reserve fleet.

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2037 Felix Hathaway 07-Jun-43 26-Jun-43 04-Jul-43 1959 Scrapped.
233 Fisher Ames 12-Jan-42 17-Mar-42 24-Apr-42 Mar-70 Scrapped.
2018 Francis E Warren 04-May-43 23-May-43 31-May-43 US reserve fleet.
2248 Francis N Blanchet 22-Sep-43 09-Oct-43 17-Oct-43 Nov-61 Scrapped.
2261 Francis W Parker 13-Oct-43 01-Nov-43 10-Nov-43 1965 Scrapped.
1620 Francis W Pettygrove 17-Mar-43 04-Apr-43 13-Apr-43 13-Aug-43 Hit by torpedo dropped from
aircraft in the Mediterranean
(36.08 North 02.14 West). No
fatalities. Declared CTL.
601 Frank B Kellogg 01-Nov-42 28-Nov-42 07-Dec-42 1962 Scrapped.
2529 Frank B Linderman 01-Nov-43 20-Nov-43 03-Dec-43 Feb-62 Scrapped.
627 Franklin MacVeagh 31-Dec-42 29-Jan-43 06-Feb-43 Aug-67 Scrapped.
2085 Frederick Billings 01-Sep-43 15-Sep-43 22-Sep-43 May-61 Scrapped.
2571 Gabriel Franchere 27-Nov-43 12-Dec-43 29-Dec-43 In 1947 was renamed the
Argentan. Fate unknown.
550 George Abernethy 29-May-42 11-Jul-42 25-Jul-42 Oct-60 Scrapped.
560 George Chamberlain 07-Jul-42 14-Aug-42 26-Aug-42 US reserve fleet.
182 George Clymer 26-Nov-41 19-Feb-42 08-Apr-42 06-Jun-42 Capsized after attack by torpedo
boat from German surface raider
Michel. 1 crew lost.
2019 George Davidson 05-May-43 25-May-43 02-Jun-43 Mar-62 Scrapped.
1617 George Flavel 11-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 08-Apr-43 Aug-68 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
1619 George H Flanders 15-Mar-43 03-Apr-43 11-Apr-43 Was renamed the Huta Ferrum
in 1961. Fate unknown.
2048 George H Himes 26-Jun-43 16-Jul-43 24-Jul-43 15-Mar-61 Caught fire and exploded in
Odessa harbour.
569 George H Thomas 07-Aug-42 09-S ep-42 21-Sep-42 15-Jul-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Beached leaking,
salvaged and arrested (debts to
salvage company). Sank in
harbour.
544 George H Williams 07-May-42 18-Jun-42 30-Jun-42 Aug-60 Scrapped.
1614 George L Baker 05-Mar-43 26-Mar-43 02-Apr-43 Jul-69 Scrapped.
2053 George L Curry 05-Jul-43 26-Jul-43 02-Aug-43 May-68 Scrapped.
628 George M Bibb 02-Jan-43 31-Jan-43 08-Feb-43 Nov-62 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2525 George P McKay 25-Oct-43 13-Nov-43 24-Nov-43 May-69 Scrapped.
623 George W Campbell 22-Dec-42 15-Jan-43 24-Jan-43 Aug-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
599 George W Goethals 27-Oct-42 22-Nov-42 02-Dec-42 US reserve fleet.

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2013 George W Julian 25-Apr-43 14-May-43 22-May-43 1961 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
625 Giansar 27-Dec-42 19-Jan-43 31-Jan-43 Apr-63 Laid down as the Thomas Ewing.
Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
563 Gideon Welles 19-Jul-42 23-Aug-42 07-Sep-42 Dec-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1628 Gilbert Stuart 31-Mar-43 20-Apr-43 27-Apr-43 In 1947 was renamed the
Hellenic Sky. Fate unknown.
2568 Grace R Hebard 17-Nov-43 06-Dec-43 21-Dec-43 May-66 Scrapped.
1596 Hall J Kelley 26-Jan-43 20-Feb-43 01-Mar-43 Jul-68 Scrapped.
2578 Harrington Emerson 16-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 12-Jan-44 09-Oct-45 On 13 April 45 was bombed and
strafed by a US aircraft. No
fatalities. Driven ashore in
typhoon.
559 Harry Lane 04-Jul-42 11-Aug-42 23-Aug-42 Mar-62 Scrapped.
552 Harvey W Scott 04-Jun-42 19-Jul-42 30-Jul-42 03-Mar-43 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy DN21 was torpedoed by
German submarine U160
(commanded by Lassen) in the
Indian Ocean (31.54 South 30.37
East). No fatalities.
1599 Henderson Luelling 02-Feb-43 25-Feb-43 08-Mar-43 Aug-59 Scrapped.
603 Henry Barnard 07-Nov-42 02-Dec-42 11-Dec-42 Dec-61 Scrapped.
191 Henry D Thoreau 23-Feb-42 16-Apr-42 13-May-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
579 Henry Dearborn 07-Sep-42 08-Oct-42 18-Oct-42 Dec-59 Scrapped.
1621 Henry Failing 19-Mar-43 07-Apr-43 15-Apr-43 Jul-61 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
574 Henry George 23-Aug-42 25-Sep-42 05-Oct-42 1968 Scrapped.
2063 Henry L Abott 24-Jul-43 12-Aug-43 19-Aug-43 07-Sep-49 Grounded in Hong Kong
harbour. Later scrapped.
2041 Henry L Hoyt 14-Jun-43 03-Jul-43 11-Jul-43 Oct-67 Scrapped.
2014 Henry S Lane 27-Apr-43 16-May-43 24-May-43 Jun-64 Scrapped.
2523 Henry T Rainey 22-Oct-43 10-Nov-43 20-Nov-43 US reserve fleet.
571 Henry Villard 14-Aug-42 14-Sep-42 25-Sep-42 24-Dec-64 Ran aground off Hook of
Holland, declared CTL.
185 Henry W Longfellow 22-Dec-41 05-Mar-42 18-Apr-42 May-62 Scrapped.
2519 Horace V White 15-Oct-43 03-Nov-43 12-Nov-43 Mar-61 Scrapped.
2005 Ignatius Donnelly 11-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 08-May-43 Apr-62 Scrapped.
2575 Isaac I Stevens 04-Dec-43 20-Dec-43 06-Jan-44 1967 Scrapped.
2535 Isaac McCoy 12-Nov-43 01-Dec-43 15-Dec-43 May-61 Scrapped.

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2049 J D Ross 28-Jun-43 18-Jul-43 25-Jul-43 12-Jan-66 Foundered in North Atlantic
2257 J Warren Keifer 06-Oct-43 25-Oct-43 02-Nov-43 1961 Scrapped.
592 James B Eads 12-Oct-42 09-Nov-42 19-Nov-42 US reserve fleet.
2569 James B Miller 24-Nov-43 08-Dec-43 23-Dec-43 1961 Scrapped.
580 James B Stephens 11-Sep-42 11-Oct-42 21-Oct-42 08-Mar-43 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U160 (commanded
by Lassen) off Durban (28.53
South 33.18 East). 1 Armed
Guard killed.
2092 James D Doty 09-Sep-43 24-Sep-43 30-Sep-43 Aug-61 Scrapped.
568 James Duncan 05-Aug-42 07-Sep-42 18-Sep-42 Nov-62 Scrapped.
198 James Fenimore 12-Apr-42 22-May-42 08-Jun-42 04-Jan-66 Ran aground and declared CTL.
Cooper
2259 James H Lane 09-Oct-43 29-Oct-43 06-Nov-43 16-Oct-57 Ran aground and declared CTL
1602 James Harrod 09-Feb-43 03-Mar-43 13-Mar-43 16-Jan-45 Collided with the Raymond B
Stevens and caught fire.
Declared CTL.
2050 James K Kelly 30-Jun-43 20-Jul-43 27-Jul-43 Jun-63 Scrapped.
2075 James L Breck 14-Aug-43 01-Sep-43 09-Sep-43 Jul-60 Scrapped.
2071 James M Clements 07-Aug-43 26-Aug-43 02-Sep-43 Jan-60 Scrapped.
576 James McNeill Whistler 31-Aug-42 30-Sep-42 11-Oct-42 19-Jun-46 Ran aground southwest of
Nagasaki.
2015 James Oliver 28-Apr-43 18-May-43 26-May-43 Oct-67 Scrapped.
190 James Russell Lowell 19-Feb-42 12-Apr-42 09-May-42 15-Oct-43 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy GUS18 was torpedoed
by German submarine U371
(commanded by Mehl) off Algeria
(37.22 North 07.08 East).
Beached and declared CTL. No
fatalities.
2081 James S Lawson 24-Aug-43 09-Sep-43 16-Sep-43 Apr-69 Scrapped.
1613 James W Grimes 03-Mar-43 24-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.
553 James W Nesmith 08-Jun-42 21-Jul-42 31-Jul-42 07-Apr-45 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Whilst travelling as
part of convoy HX346 was
torpedoed by German submarine
U1024 (commanded by Gutteck)
in the Irish Sea (53.24 North
04.48 West). No fatalities.
Vessel reached port but declared
CTL. Later scuttled with
unwanted ammunition.
193 James Whitcomb Riley 05-Mar-42 23-Apr-42 17-May-42 Temporarily converted to
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183 James Wilson 09-Dec-41 22-Feb-42 11-Apr-42 Nov-64 Taken over by US Navy in 1943
and renamed Sterope.
Scrapped.
2038 James Withycombe 08-Jun-43 28-Jun-43 06-Jul-43 19-Dec-43 Ran aground off Cristobal (08.58
North 79.32 West). No fatalities.
2522 Jane G Swisshelm 20-Oct-43 08-Nov-43 18-Nov-43 Oct-67 Scrapped.
546 Jason Lee 16-May-42 27-Jun-42 09-Jul-42 Mar-67 Scrapped.
2096 Jean Nicolet 15-Sep-43 29-Sep-43 06-Oct-43 02-Jul-44 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed and shelled by
Japanese submarine I8
(commanded by Ariizumi) off the
Maldives (03.28 South 74.30
East). 30 crew, 19 Armed Guard
and 26 passengers were killed,
many having been taken on to
the deck of the submarine and
killed by the Japanese.
549 Jesse Applegate 22-May-42 07-Jul-42 20-Jul-42 US reserve fleet.
610 Jim Bridger 22-Nov-42 17-Dec-42 25-Dec-42 US reserve fleet.
2025 Joel Palmer 16-May-43 05-Jun-43 13-Jun-43 Sep-64 Scrapped.
2027 John A Johnson 19-May-43 08-Jun-43 16-Jun-43 28-Oct-44 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by Japanese
submarine I12 (commanded by
Kudo) in the Pacific (29.55 North
141.25 West). 4 crew, 5 Armed
Guard and 1 US Army killed.
2530 John B Kendrick 03-Nov-43 22-Nov-43 05-Dec-43 May-67 Scrapped.
2527 John Ball 29-Oct-43 17-Nov-43 28-Nov-43 Jun-65 Scrapped.
174 John Barry 11-Jul-41 23-Nov-41 17-Feb-42 28-Aug-44 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U859 (commanded
by Jebsen) in the Indian Ocean
(15.10 north 55.18 East). 2 crew
killed.
609 John Burke 20-Nov-42 15-Dec-42 23-Dec-42 28-Dec-44 Hit by Japanese Kamikazi
aircraft off Mindoro and
exploded. 40 crew and 28
Armed Guard killed. The
explosion also sank an unknown
freighter nearby.
554 John C Ainsworth 16-Jun-42 24-Jul-42 05-Aug-42 Feb-61 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
586 John Deere 25-Sep-42 23-Oct-42 31-Oct-42 Mar-61 Scrapped.
232 John Dickinson 29-Dec-41 11-Mar-42 21-Apr-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
2088 John F Myers 04-Sep-43 19-Sep-43 25-Sep-43 Aug-69 Scrapped.

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2031 John F Steffen 27-May-43 15-Jun-43 23-Jun-43 Nov-59 Scrapped.
2095 John G Brady 13-Sep-43 28-Sep-43 04-Oct-43 Nov-60 Scrapped.
188 John G Whittier 08-Feb-42 05-Apr-42 04-May-42 1962 Scrapped.
1618 John H Couch 13-Mar-43 01-Apr-43 09-Apr-43 11-Oct-43 Sunk by torpedo from Japanese
aircraft off Guadalcanal. 1 crew
and 1 Armed Guard killed.
176 John Hancock 18-Jul-41 14-Dec-41 28-Feb-42 18-Aug-42 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy TAW13 was torpedoed
by German submarine U553
(commanded by Thurmann) in
the Carribean (19.41 north 76.50
West). No fatalities.
184 John Hart 16-Dec-41 25-Feb-42 15-Apr-42 1966 Scrapped.
239 John Harvard 27-Apr-42 04-Jun-42 20-Jun-42 21-Apr-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Grounded off Abidjan.
Declared CTL.
2079 John I Nolan 21-Aug-43 06-Sep-43 13-Sep-43 1947 Struck reef and declared CTL.
2059 John Jacob Astor 16-Jul-43 05-Aug-43 12-Aug-43 Jan-63 Scrapped.
178 John Jay 30-Sep-41 04-Feb-42 28-Mar-42 May-60 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2090 John M Bozeman 06-Sep-43 21-Sep-43 28-Sep-43 US reserve fleet.
548 John McLoughlin 22-May-42 04-Jul-42 17-Jul-42 US reserve fleet.
2045 John P Gaines 21-Jun-43 11-Jul-43 18-Jul-43 24-Nov-43 Broke in two off Aleutians. 3
crew, 1 Armed Guard and 7 US
Army personnel killed.
589 John P Holland 02-Oct-42 29-Oct-42 10-Nov-42 Nov-64 Scrapped.
604 John S Copley 09-Nov-42 05-Dec-42 13-Dec-42 Oct-69 Scrapped.
236 John Sevier 18-Mar-42 30-Apr-42 22-May-42 06-Apr-43 Torpedoed by German
submarine U185 (commanded
by Maus) off Cuba (20.17 North
73.52 West). No fatalities.
2533 John Straub 08-Nov-43 27-Nov-43 11-Dec-43 19-Apr-44 Broke in two off Sannak island.
1597 John W Cullen 29-Jan-43 22-Feb-43 04-Mar-43 Jun-63 Scrapped.
2536 John W Davis 13-Nov-43 03-Dec-43 17-Dec-43 Aug-61 Scrapped.
2581 John W Troy 22-Dec-43 10-Jan-44 22-Jan-44 Mar-67 Scrapped.
617 John W Weeks 09-Dec-42 02-Jan-43 09-Jan-43 1959 Converted to troopship. After
being taken over by the US Navy
in 1951 was stricken from
records in 1955.
237 Jonathan Edwards 23-Mar-42 05-May-42 22-May-42 Jan-61 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
561 Jonathan Harrington 11-Jul-42 17-Aug-42 29-Aug-42 Aug-69 Scrapped.

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594 Joseph Gale 16-Oct-42 11-Nov-42 21-Nov-42 Mar-62 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
607 Joseph Jefferson 16-Nov-42 11-Dec-42 19-Dec-42 Feb-61 Scrapped.
596 Joseph L Meek 20-Oct-42 16-Nov-42 26-Nov-42 US reserve fleet.
551 Joseph Lane 31-May-42 14-Jul-42 27-Jul-42 Feb-66 Scrapped.
2250 Joseph M Carey 25-Sep-43 13-Oct-43 21-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
581 Joseph N Teal 13-Sep-42 23-Sep-42 26-Sep-42 1963 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2061 Joseph Simon 20-Jul-43 08-Aug-43 16-Aug-43 Jun-60 Scrapped.
2074 Joseph W Folk 12-Aug-43 01-Sep-43 07-Sep-43 US reserve fleet.
1606 Kenneth A J 18-Feb-43 11-Mar-43 21-Mar-43 Mar-70 Scrapped.
MacKenzie
2020 Kherson 07-May-43 27-May-43 03-Jun-43 03-Jul-43 Laid down as the Joseph C
Avery. Broke in two whilst being
delivered to USSR.
2008 Kuban 16-Apr-43 05-May-43 13-May-43 Laid down as the William G
T'Vault. Fate unknown.
1627 Leningrad 29-Mar-43 18-Apr-43 26-Apr-43 Laid down as the Gouverneur
Morris. In 1962 was renamed
the Ivan Kulibin. Fate unknown.
2532 Lewis L Dyche 06-Nov-43 26-Nov-43 09-Dec-43 04-Jan-45 Struck by Kamikazi aircraft at
Mindoro. 41 crew and 30 Armed
Guard killed.
616 Lindley M Garrison 07-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 07-Jan-43 Aug-61 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
1594 Lot Whitcomb 17-Jan-43 16-Feb-43 26-Feb-43 Oct-68 Scrapped.
2521 Lucius Fairchild 18-Oct-43 06-Nov-43 16-Nov-43 1968 Scrapped.
1607 Lucretia Mott 20-Feb-43 13-Mar-43 22-Mar-43 Oct-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
615 M M Guhin 05-Dec-42 28-Dec-42 05-Jan-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
547 Marcus Whitman 22-May-42 30-Jun-42 14-Jul-42 10-Nov-42 Whilst proceeding independently
was torpedoed and shelled by
Italian submarine Da Vinci
(commanded by Gazzana-
Priaroggia) off Brazil (05.40
South 32.11 West). No fatalities.
573 Mark Hanna 20-Aug-42 20-Sep-42 03-Oct-42 Jun-61 Scrapped.
196 Mark Twain 05-Apr-42 16-May-42 31-May-42 Sep-59 Scrapped.
2577 Mary E Kinney 14-Dec-43 29-Dec-43 08-Jan-44 1963 Converted to storage tank.
545 Matthew P Deady 11-May-42 23-Jun-42 06-Jul-42 Jun-61 Scrapped.

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170 Meriwether Lewis 19-May-41 19-Oct-41 27-Jan-42 02-Mar-43 Whilst straggling from convoy
HX223 was torpedoed by
German submarine U634
(commanded by Dahlhaus) in the
North Atlantic (62.10 North 28.25
West). 44 crew and 28 Armed
Guard lost.
2082 Midwest Farmer 26-Aug-43 10-Sep-43 18-Sep-43 May-61 Scrapped.
1611 Mikhail Kutusov 27-Feb-43 21-Mar-43 28-Mar-43 Laid down as the Graham
Taylor. Fate unknown.
1595 Morton M McCarver 19-Jan-43 18-Feb-43 28-Feb-43 Aug-67 Scrapped.
2034 Nakhodka 01-Jun-43 21-Jun-43 29-Jun-43 Laid down as the Irving W Pratt.
Fate unknown.
2574 Narcissa Whitman 03-Dec-43 18-Dec-43 04-Jan-44 1961 Scrapped.
2078 Nathaniel Crosby 19-Aug-43 05-Sep-43 12-Sep-43 Jan-70 Scrapped.
187 Nathaniel Hawthorne 05-Feb-42 31-Mar-42 02-May-42 07-Nov-42 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy TAG19 was torpedoed
by German submarine U508
(commanded by Staats) off
Trinidad ( 11.34 North 63.26
West). 30 crew, 7 Armed Guard
and 1 passenger lost.
2035 Nicholas J Sinnott 03-Jun-43 23-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 Aug-66 Scrapped.
2010 Novorossisk 20-A pr-43 09-May-43 17-May-43 Laid down as the Edward
Eggleston. Fate unknown.
194 Oliver Wendell Holmes 26-Mar-42 07-May-42 25-May-42 Mar-69 Scrapped.
1592 Owen Summers 13-Jan-43 11-Feb-43 19-Feb-43 Aug-61 Scrapped.
2070 Peter De Smet 05-Aug-43 24-Aug-43 01-Sep-43 Sep-68 Scrapped.
2584 Peter Moran 10-Jan-44 28-Jan-44 04-Feb-44 Jun-61 Scrapped.
595 Peter Skene Ogden 18-Oct-42 14-Nov-42 24-Nov-42 22-Feb-44 Torpedoed by German
submarine U969 (commanded
by Dobbert) off Algiers (37.22
North 07.17 East). Beached,
and declared CTL. No fatalities.
2256 Peter White 04-Oct-43 23-Oct-43 31-Oct-43 25-Aug-45 Struck mine off Leyte, declared
CTL. No fatalities.
177 Philip Livingston 18-Jul-41 21-Dec-41 07-Mar-42 Jan-69 Scrapped.
181 Philip Schuyler 19-Nov-41 15-Feb-42 04-Apr-42 Jun-67 Scrapped.
1608 Pierre Gibault 22-Feb-43 15-Mar-43 24-Mar-43 22-Jun-45 Struck mine off Rhodes and
beached. 2 crew and 2 Armed
Guard killed. Declared CTL.
567 Pierre S Dupont 01-Aug-42 27-Aug-42 01-Sep-42 US reserve fleet.
2093 Prince L Campbell 10-Sep-43 25-Sep-43 30-Sep-43 US reserve fleet.

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2004 Pskov 09-Apr-43 28-Apr-43 06-May-43 Laid down as the George L
Shoup. Fate unknown.
2017 R C Brennan 02-May-43 21-May-43 29-May-43 Apr-60 Scrapped.
2062 R P Warner 22-Jul-43 10-Aug-43 17-Aug-43 1968 Scrapped.
2570 Ralph Barnes 26-Nov-43 10-Dec-43 27-Dec-43 27-Oct-65 Ran aground off Ameland island.
Declared CTL.
192 Ralph Waldo Emerson 26-Feb-42 19-Apr-42 15-May-42 Aug-60 Scrapped.
1630 Richard Harding Davis 03-Apr-43 23-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 Jul-67 Scrapped.
2526 Richard J Oglesby 27-Oct-43 15-Nov-43 24-Nov-43 1958 Scrapped.
608 Richard Mansfield 18-Nov-42 13-Dec-42 21-Dec-42 Feb-59 Scrapped.
621 Richard Rush 17-Dec-42 11-Jan-43 18-Jan-43 1961 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
230 Robert Fulton 20-Sep-41 10-Jan-42 15-Mar-42 Dec-69 Scrapped.
234 Robert G Harper 22-Jan-42 22-Mar-42 27-Apr-42 Was renamed the Great Peace
in 1967. Fate unknown.
173 Robert Gray 31-May-41 16-Nov-41 11-Feb-42 19-Apr-43 Whilst straggling from convoy
HX234 was torpedoed by
German submarine U108
(commanded by Wolfram) in the
North Atlantic (56.30 North 43.00
West). 39 crew and 23 Armed
Guard lost.
629 Robert J Walker 05-Jan-43 02-Feb-43 12-Feb-43 24-Dec-44 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U862 (commanded
by Timm) off Sydney (36.45
South 150.43 East). 2 crew
killed.
2006 Robert Newell 13-Apr-43 02-May-43 10-May-43 1961 Scrapped.
2077 Robert S Bean 17-Aug-43 04-Sep-43 11-Sep-43 25-Jul-58 Ran aground off Maio Island.
Declared CTL.
612 Sacajawea 28-Nov-42 22-Dec-42 29-Dec-42 May-61 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
577 Salmon P Chase 03-Sep-42 02-Oct-42 13-Oct-42 Aug-60 Scrapped.
1591 Sam Jackson 11-Jan-43 09-Feb-43 17-Feb-43 May-68 Scrapped.
2055 Sambay 09-Jul-43 29-Jul-43 05-Aug-43 May-68 Laid down as the Anton M
Holter. Scrapped.
2064 Sambut 26-Jul-43 14-Aug-43 21-Aug-43 06-Jun-44 Shelled and sunk in Straits of
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2094 Samouri 12-Sep-43 27-Sep-43 02-Oct-43 26-Jan-44 Laid down as the Manasseh
Cutler. Whilst proceeding
independently was sunk by
German submarine U188
(commanded by Lüdden) in the
Gulf of Aden (13.13 North 55.56
East).
2046 Sampler 23-Jun-43 13-Jul-43 20-Jul-43 Sep-68 Laid down as the William C
Lane. Scrapped.
2073 Samthar 10-Aug-43 29-Aug-43 05-Sep-43 Jul-67 Laid down as the Charles A
Broadwater. Scrapped.
585 Samuel Colt 23-Sep-42 14-Oct-42 02-Nov-42 Jul-69 Scrapped.
622 Samuel D Ingham 19-Dec-42 13-Jan-43 22-Jan-43 1962 Scrapped.
597 Samuel J Tilden 23-Oct-42 18-Nov-42 28-Nov-42 02-Dec-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Whilst in Bari harbour
was bombed by German aircraft.
10 crew, 14 US military
personnel and 3 British military
personnel killed.
2044 Samuel K Barlow 19-Jun-43 09-Jul-43 16-Jul-43 Apr-61 Scrapped.
2058 Samuel Lancaster 14-Jul-43 03-Aug-43 10-Aug-43 Nov-64 Scrapped.
235 Samuel Moody 12-Mar-42 27-Apr-42 22-May-42 May-64 Scrapped.
593 Samuel Parker 14-Oct-42 07-Nov-42 17-Nov-42 1968 Scrapped. Gallant Ship Award,
with plaque displayed at the US
Maritime Administration. Name
plate presented to Oregon
Historical Society.
572 Samuel Seabury 17-Aug-42 17-Sep-42 30-Sep-42 1961 Scrapped.
2580 Samuel V Stewart 20-Dec-43 07-Jan-44 18-Jan-44 25-Dec-61 Ran aground and declared CTL
whilst on trials after being
lengthened.
2083 Samzona 27-Aug-43 12-Sep-43 19-Sep-43 1961 Laid down as the Victor C
Vaughan. Scrapped.
2528 Segundo Ruiz Belvis 30-Oct-43 19-Nov-43 01-Dec-43 27-Nov-47 Ran aground and declared CTL
1629 Sevastopol 01-Apr-43 22-Apr-43 29-Apr-43 Laid down as the De Witt
Clinton. Fate unknown.
2076 Sidney Edgerton 15-Aug-43 02-Sep-43 09-Sep-43 14-Oct-62 Ran aground off Calif. Declared
CTL.
2531 Simeon G Reed 05-Nov-43 24-Nov-43 07-Dec-43 Converted to crane barge in
1968. Fate unknown.
2033 Simon Benson 30-May-43 19-Jun-43 27-Jun-43 Jan-69 Scrapped.
1623 Simon Bolivar 23-Mar-43 11-Apr-43 19-Apr-43 US reserve fleet.
1590 Situla 09-Jan-43 07-Feb-43 16-Feb-43 Aug-61 Laid down as the John
Whiteaker. Taken over by US
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590 SM Babcock 05-Oct-42 01-Nov-42 12-Nov-42 Aug-67 Scrapped.
2030 Sovetskaya Gavan 25-May-43 14-Jun-43 22-Jun-43 Laid down as the Samuel A
Worcester. Fate unknown.
2052 Stalinabad 03-Jul-43 24-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 Laid down as the Willis C
Hawley. Was renamed the
Dushambe in 1962. Fate
unknown.
2007 Stanford Newel 14-Apr-43 04-May-43 12-May-43 Jan-70 Scrapped.
171 Star of Oregon 19-May-41 27-Sep-41 31-Dec-41 30-Aug-42 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed and shelled by
German submarine U162
(commanded by Wattenberg) off
Trinidad (11.48 North 59.45
West). 1 seaman taking
passage home killed.
1626 Stephan Razin 27-Mar-43 16-Apr-43 24-Apr-43 Laid down as the Cass Gilbert.
Fate unknown.
231 Stephen A Douglas 18-Sep-41 21-Jan-42 20-Mar-42 1966 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
618 Stephen B Elkins 11-Dec-42 05-Jan-43 12-Jan-43 Jan-61 Scrapped.
2252 Stephen G Porter 28-Sep-43 16-Oct-43 24-Oct-43 Dec-61 Scrapped.
578 Stephen Girard 04-Sep-42 05-Oct-42 16-Oct-42 Mar-68 Scrapped.
582 Tabitha Brown 15-S ep-42 16-Oct-42 24-Oct-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
2012 Talita 23-Apr-43 12-May-43 20-May-43 1964 Laid down as the Jonathan
Jennings. Taken over by the US
Navy. Scrapped.
584 Thomas A Edison 20-Sep-42 20-Oct-42 29-Oct-42 04-Dec-42 Ran aground on Vuata Vatoe.
No fatalities.
2011 Thomas A Hendricks 22-Apr-43 10-May-43 18-May-43 Sep-68 Scrapped.
199 Thomas Bailey Aldrich 16-Apr-42 22-May-42 01-Jun-42 US reserve fleet.
2032 Thomas Condon 28-May-43 17-Jun-43 25-Jun-43 Oct-67 Scrapped.
2524 Thomas Crawford 23-Oct-43 12-Nov-43 22-Nov-43 Sep-59 Scrapped.
2091 Thomas Howell 08-Sep-43 22-Sep-43 29-Sep-43 May-64 Scrapped.
2069 Thomas J Walsh 03-Aug-43 22-Aug-43 30-Aug-43 Apr-69 Scrapped.
175 Thomas Jefferson 18-Jul-41 07-Dec-41 24-Feb-42 Apr-61 Scrapped.
179 Thomas MacDonough 21-Oct-41 28-Jan-42 24-Mar-42 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2026 Thomas Nuttall 18-May-43 07-Jun-43 15-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
2051 Thomas W Symons 01-Jul-43 22-Jul-43 29-Jul-43 Oct-61 Scrapped.
2573 Valery Chkalov 01-Dec-43 16-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 1964 Laid down as the Grant P Marsh.
Removed from USSR register,
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2021 Vitebsk 09-May-43 28-May-43 05-Jun-43 Laid down as the John Minto.
Fate unknown.
2022 Vladivostok 10-May-43 30-May-43 07-Jun-43 Laid down as the Pleasant
Armstrong. In 1962 was
renamed the Uelen. Fate
unknown.
2097 W B Ayer 16-Sep-43 30-Sep-43 08-Oct-43 In 1967 was renamed the
Panagiotis K. Fate unknown.
2247 W W McCrackin 21-Sep-43 08-Oct-43 16-Oct-43 14-Nov-62 Caught fire, exploded and sank
300 miles off Bermuda.
195 Walt Whitman 31-Mar-42 11-May-42 28-May-42 US reserve fleet.
626 Walter Forward 28-Dec-42 22-Jan-43 02-Feb-43 Aug-61 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
197 Washington Irving 07-Apr-42 22-May-42 05-Jun-42 US reserve fleet.
2251 Watson C Squire 27-Sep-43 15-Oct-43 23-Oct-43 Apr-61 Scrapped.
2534 Wilbur O Atwater 10-Nov-43 29-Nov-43 13-Dec-43 Jun-68 Scrapped.
2572 William A Henry 29-Nov-43 14-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 1960 Scrapped.
172 William Clark 31-May-41 26-Oct-41 03-Feb-42 04-Nov-42 Damaged by German Ju88s of
II/KG30 then sunk by German
submarine U354 (commanded
by Herbschleb) in the Greenland
Sea (71.02 North 13.05 east).
18 crew and 13 Armed Guard
killed.
189 William Cullen Bryant 16-Feb-42 07-Apr-42 07-May-42 Mar-63 Scrapped.
2260 William D Hoard 11-Oct-43 30-Oct-43 08-Nov-43 Mar-68 Scrapped.
180 William Dawes 26-Oct-41 07-Feb-42 01-Apr-42 22-Jul-42 Whilst travelling independantly
was torpedoed by Japanese
submarine I11 (commanded by
Hichiji) off Sydney (35.45 South
150.20 East). 4 Armed Guard
and 1 US Army personnel lost.
614 William E Borah 02-Dec-42 27-Dec-42 03-Jan-43 Jul-61 Scrapped.
2246 William H Ashley 20-Sep-43 06-Oct-43 14-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
2258 William H Dall 08-Oct-43 27-Oct-43 04-Nov-43 21-Oct-65 Leaking and broke in two during
storm.
2009 William H Gray 18-Apr-43 07-May-43 15-May-43 Mar-61 Scrapped.
1631 William H McGuffey 04-Apr-43 25-Apr-43 03-May-43 Apr-67 Used as breakwater.
562 William H Seward 14-Jul-42 20-A ug-42 31-Aug-42 Aug-60 Scrapped.
2054 William Hume 07-Jul-43 27-Jul-43 04-Aug-43 12-Nov-45 Struck mine off Istria. No
fatalities.
2576 William I Chamberlain 06-Dec-43 22-Dec-43 07-Jan-44 07-Nov-66 Grounded after developing leaks.
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624 William J Duane 24-Dec-42 17-Jan-43 27-Jan-43 Apr-61 Scrapped.
2245 William L Sublette 19-Sep-43 04-Oct-43 12-Oct-43 Dec-66 Scrapped.
630 William M Meredith 07-Jan-43 05-Feb-43 14-Feb-43 Sep-60 Scrapped.
555 William P McArthur 20-Jun-42 27-Jul-42 11-Aug-42 Converted to crane barge in
1966. Fate unknown.
2084 William S Ladd 29-Aug-43 13-Sep-43 20-Sep-43 10-Dec-44 Struck by Kamikazi aircraft in
Leyte harbour. No fatalities.
570 William S Rosecrans 11-Aug-42 11-Sep-42 23-Sep-42 06-Jan-44 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Struck mine in Gulf of
Salerno and deliberately sunk
(10.10 North 14.15 East). No
fatalities.
600 William T Sherman 29-Oct-42 25-Nov-42 05-Dec-42 In 1947 was renamed the
Colmar. Fate unknown.
2023 Wilson P Hunt 12-May-43 01-Jun-43 09-Jun-43 Oct-64 Scrapped.

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No.
477 Abigail Adams 24-Feb-43 21-Mar-43 01-Apr-43 US reserve fleet.
2726 Abram S Hewitt 15-Dec-43 05-Jan-44 13-Jan-44 14-Dec-64 Sprang leak and sank.
2728 Ada Rehan 18-Dec-43 08-Jan-44 17-Jan-44 1967 Scrapped.
425 Adhara 16-Sep-42 27-Oct-42 06-Nov-42 Laid down as the G H Corliss.
Taken over by US Navy. US
reserve fleet.
1569 Adolph Sutro 12-May-43 04-Jun-43 16-Jun-43 May-61 Scrapped.
524 Adoniram Judson 13-Jan-43 19-Feb-43 03-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.
2704 Albert A Robinson 11-Nov-43 29-Nov-43 07-Dec-43 1958 Scrapped.
525 Albireo 17-Jan-43 25-Feb-43 09-Mar-43 Apr-67 Laid down as the John G
Nicolay. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
481 Alexander Baranof 06-Mar-43 04-Apr-43 17-Apr-43 1965 Was renamed the Valery
Chkalov in 1943, but 12 Dec 43
broke in two. Rejoined and
returned to original name in Apr
44. Scrapped.
2262 Alexander Majors 27-Dec-43 20-Jan-44 04-Mar-44 In 1947 was renamed the
Tritone. Fate unknown.
2708 Alexander Mitchell 16-Nov-43 06-Dec-43 14-Dec-43 Apr-67 Scrapped.
436 Alexander Ramsey 24-Oct-42 01-Dec-42 10-Dec-42 US reserve fleet.
2706 Alexander Wilson 13-Nov-43 02-Dec-43 10-Dec-43 05-Apr-52 Struck wreck, ran aground,
broke in two and sank.
2276 Alexander Woolcott 08-Apr-44 27-Apr-44 04-May-44 Aug-63 Scrapped.
2732 Alfred C True 24-Dec-43 15-Jan-44 21-Jan-44 Sep-69 Scrapped.
2738 Alice H Rice 06-Jan-44 24-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 23-Aug-45 Ran aground and declared CTL
1584 Alkes 10-Jun-43 29-Jun-43 16-Jul-43 Laid down as the Increase A
Lapham. Taken over by US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
2754 Allen Johnson 30-Jan-44 18-Feb-44 26-Feb-44 Nov-58 Scrapped.
1730 Allioth 30-Jul-43 20-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 May-65 Laid down as the James
Rowan. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
451 Alnitah 10-Dec-42 14-Jan-43 27-Jan-43 May-61 Laid down as the John A
Logan. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
437 Aludra 28-Oct-42 07-Dec-42 14-Dec-42 23-Jun-43 Laid down as the Robert T
Lincoln. Taken over by US
Navy. Torpedoed by Japanese
submarine Ro103 (commanded
by Ichimura) in the Pacific
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1693 Ambrose Bierce 10-Jun-43 09-Jul-43 22-Jul-43 Oct-58 Scrapped.
324 Ambrose E Burnside 15-Jul-42 04-Sep-42 16-Sep-42 Dec-65 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2767 Amerigo Vespucci 20-Feb-44 10-Mar-44 18-Mar-44 Jan-62 Scrapped.
491 Andrew Furuseth 22-Jul-42 07-Sep-42 08-Oct-42 Jun-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
539 Anson Burlingame 27-Mar-43 24-Apr-43 09-May-43 31-Dec-50 Ran aground and broke in two.
245 Anthony Wayne 06-Oct-41 15-Mar-42 23-Apr-42 Mar-60 Scrapped.
1728 Antoine Saugrain 26-Jul-43 15-Aug-43 28-Aug-43 06-Dec-44 First damaged by aircraft
torpedo on 5 Dec 44, then later
sunk by aircraft torpedo near
Surigas Strait. No fatalities.
2703 Antonin Dvorak 10-Nov-43 27-Nov-43 07-Dec-43 Mar-59 Scrapped.
500 Arided 20-Sep-42 28-Oct-42 12-Nov-42 Aug-62 Laid down as the Noah H
Swayne. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
2753 Arthur A Penn 28-Jan-44 17-Feb-44 25-Feb-44 Jan-59 Scrapped.
2264 Augustin Daly 17-Jan-44 17-Feb-44 08-Apr-44 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2151 Augustus Thomas 29-Aug-43 17-Sep-43 25-Sep-43 24-Oct-44 Adjacent vessel (tug Sonoma)
struck by shot-down Japanese
aircraft. No fatalities. Later
bombed and damaged again
and declared CTL. Eventually
scrapped (1957).
1725 Azimech 21-Jul-43 11-Aug-43 22-Aug-43 Laid down as the Mary Patten.
Taken over by US Navy. US
reserve fleet.
459 Benjamin Bonneville 31-Dec-42 30-Jan-43 12-Feb-43 1968 Scrapped.
2786 Benjamin Carpenter 25-Mar-44 14-Apr-44 22-Apr-44 Nov-60 Scrapped.
2146 Benjamin H Brewster 19-Aug-43 09-Sep-43 17-Sep-43 May-69 Scrapped.
515 Benjamin H Bristow 07-Dec-42 04-Jan-43 15-Jan-43 Sep-69 Scrapped.
1108 Benjamin Holt 02-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 11-May-43 1958 Scrapped.
2700 Benjamin Warner 13-Jun-44 01-Jul-44 14-Jul-44 US reserve fleet.
2773 Benjamin Waterhouse 29-Feb-44 23-Mar-44 30-Mar-44 US reserve fleet.
2168 Bernardo O'Higgins 26-Sep-43 14-Oct-43 23-Oct-43 Dec-59 Scrapped.
1721 Brander Matthews 14-Jul-43 04-Aug-43 15-Aug-43 May-67 Scrapped.
2279 Briansk 14-Apr-44 03-May-44 11-May-44 Laid down as the William E
Ritter. Fate unknown.
502 Carina 30-Sep-42 06-Nov-42 20-Nov-42 Dec-52 Laid down as the David Davis.
Damaged by Japanese torpedo
boats on 3 May 45. Scrapped.
2737 Carl B Eielson 04-Jan-44 22-Jan-44 29-Jan-44 Mar-62 Scrapped.

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2748 Carl G Barth 21-Jan-44 09-Feb-44 17-Feb-44 Jan-64 Scrapped.
2112 Casper S Yost 23-Sep-43 15-Oct-43 24-Oct-43 In 1963 was renamed the
Sorabol. Fate unknown.
504 Cassiopeia 13-Oct-42 15-Nov-42 27-Nov-42 28-Jun-61 Laid down as the Melville W
Fuller. Taken over by US
Navy. Target ship.
2284 Cecil G Sellers 22-Apr-44 11-May-44 19-May-44 29 feb 38 Caught fire and declared CTL
439 Celeno 03-Nov-42 12-Dec-42 19-Dec-42 Mar-61 Laid down as the Redfield
Proctor. Damaged by enemy
action in the Pacific (194?).
Scrapped.
445 Cetus 21-Nov-42 26-Dec-42 04-Jan-43 Laid down as the George B
Cortelyou. Taken over by US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
2148 Charles Devens 22-Aug-43 13-Sep-43 21-Sep-43 Feb-59 Scrapped.
2147 Charles E Smith 20-Aug-43 11-Sep-43 19-Sep-43 Apr-69 Scrapped.
2140 Charles G Coutant 08-Aug-43 29-Aug-43 07-Sep-43 In 1962 was renamed the
Splendid Sea. Fate unknown.
2691 Charles J Colden 10-May-44 31-May-44 08-Jun-44 US reserve fleet.
517 Charles J Folger 15-Dec-42 12-Jan-43 24-Jan-43 Apr-60 Scrapped.
2765 Charles John Seghers 17-Feb-44 07-Mar-44 15-Mar-44 Dec-68 Scrapped.
430 Charles M Conrad 07-Oct-42 14-Nov-42 27-Nov-42 Aug-63 Scrapped.
422 Charles M Hall 05-Sep-42 16-Oct-42 26-Oct-42 06-Oct-45 Struck submerged object in
River Seine and declared CTL.
1710 Charles N McGroarty 24-Jun-43 15-Jul-43 26-Jul-43 Dec-59 Scrapped.
471 Charles P Steinmetz 04-Feb-43 04-Mar-43 15-Mar-43 May-62 Scrapped.
1583 Charles Robinson 08-Jun-43 28-Jun-43 12-Jul-43 Sep-63 Scrapped.
2787 Charlotte Cushman 27-Mar-44 15-Apr-44 22-Apr-44 Mar-61 Scrapped.
2111 Chief Charlot 19-Sep-43 12-Oct-43 21-Oct-43 Dec-58 Scrapped.
1115 Christy Mathewson 18-Apr-43 14-May-43 26-May-43 Sep-60 Scrapped.
2102 Chung Cheng 19-Aug-43 13-Sep-43 22-Sep-43 03-Feb-44 Laid down as the Murat
Halstead. Whilst travelling
independently was torpedoed
by German submarine U188
(commanded by Lüdden) in the
Indian Ocean (13.00 North
54.20 East).
2144 Chung Shan 15-Aug-43 06-Sep-43 14-Sep-43 Laid down as the Henry M
Teller. US reserve fleet.
1585 Clarence King 11-Jun-43 01-Jul-43 13-Jul-43 17-May-54 Ran aground. Presumed later
scrapped.
2714 Claus Spreckles 26-Nov-43 15-Dec-43 22-Dec-43 May-66 Scrapped.

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2759 Cleveland Forbes 09-Feb-44 26-Feb-44 06-Mar-44 15-Nov-64 Ran aground in Bahamas,
declared CTL.
2121 Clyde L Seavey 22-Oct-43 16-Nov-43 26-Nov-43 Jan-66 Scrapped.
1577 Conrad Kohrs 29-May-43 19-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 Sep-63 Scrapped.
476 Cor Caroli 20-Feb-43 19-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 Laid down as the Betsy Ross.
Taken over by US Navy. US
reserve fleet.
2744 Cornelius Vanderbilt 15-Jan-44 02-Feb-44 10-Feb-44 Nov-67 Scrapped.
420 Crater 28-Aug-42 08-Oct-42 19-Oct-42 Laid down as the John James
Audubon. Taken over by US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
332 Cyrus H McCormick 22-Aug-42 02-Oct-42 13-Oct-42 18-Apr-45 Whilst travelling in convoy
HX348 was torpedoed by
German submarine U1107
(commanded by Parduhn) in
the English Channel (47.47
North 0.26 West). 4 crew and
2 Armed Guard killed.
2109 Cyrus T Brady 13-Sep-43 05-Oct-43 15-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
1105 Cyrus W Field 25-Mar-43 23-Apr-43 06-May-43 Nov-61 Scrapped.
464 Dan Beard 15-Jan-43 06-Mar-43 17-Mar-43 10-Dec-44 Torpedoed by German
submarine U1202 (commanded
by Thomsen) off North Wales
(51.56 North 05.29 West). 17
crew and 12 Armed Guard lost.
2743 Daniel G Reid 13-Jan-44 01-Feb-44 09-Feb-44 US reserve fleet.
2136 Daulton Mann 23-Dec-43 19-Jan-44 29-Feb-44 Aug-64 Scrapped.
1706 David Belasco 01-Jul-43 26-Aug-43 05-Sep-43 Apr-66 Scrapped.
327 David Bushnell 31-Jul-42 15-Sep-42 28-Sep-42 In 1965 was renamed the
Narcea. Fate unknown.
470 David Dudley Field 01-Feb-43 24-Mar-43 05-Apr-43 Feb-70 Scrapped.
441 David Gaillard 05-Nov-42 14-Dec-42 26-Dec-42 US reserve fleet.
2176 David Hewes 08-Oct-43 27-Oct-43 05-Nov-43 Dec-69 Scrapped.
506 David J Brewer 24-Oct-42 26-Nov-42 05-Dec-42 Aug-62 Scrapped.
2715 David Lubin 28-Nov-43 16-Dec-43 23-Dec-43 Feb-63 Scrapped.
472 David Starr Jordan 07-Feb-43 25-Mar-43 07-Apr-43 US reserve fleet.
513 Deimos 27-Nov-42 28-Dec-42 12-Jan-43 22-Jun-43 Laid down as the Chief Ouray.
Taken over by US Navy.
Torpedoed by Japanese
submarine Ro106 (commanded
by Nakamura) off Guadalcanal.
542 Dogwood 12-Apr-43 07-May-43 24-May-43 Jan-64 Laid down as the George
Washington Carver. Converted
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2150 Donald M Dickinson 26-Aug-43 16-Sep-43 23-Sep-43 Aug-65 Scrapped.
453 Draco 15-Dec-42 19-Jan-43 31-Jan-43 Apr-68 Laid down as the John M
Palmer. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
2761 E A Bryan 11-Feb-44 29-Feb-44 08-Mar-44 17-Jul-44 Exploded whilst loading
ammunition. 31 crew and 13
Armed Guard killed, along with
'hundreds' of others nearby.
Several other ships sunk in
explosion.
2777 E A Burnett 08-Mar-44 30-Mar-44 06-Apr-44 Mar-67 Scrapped.
2277 E A Christenson 11-Apr-44 28-Apr-44 06-May-44 Aug-68 Scrapped.
2164 Edgar W Nye 19-Sep-43 08-Oct-43 18-Oct-43 Mar-62 Scrapped.
1118 Edward A MacDowell 25-Apr-43 20-May-43 31-May-43 Apr-67 Scrapped.
526 Edward Bates 24-Jan-43 28-Feb-43 13-Mar-43 12-Feb-44 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Torpedoed by
aircraft off Tenes (36.38 North
00.50 East). 1 crew killed.
2764 Edward E Hale 15-Feb-44 06-Mar-44 15-Mar-44 Mar-67 Scrapped.
2712 Edward G Acheson 22-Nov-43 11-Dec-43 19-Dec-43 May-67 Scrapped.
456 Edward P Costigan 23-Dec-42 28-Jan-43 11-Feb-43 Aug-59 Scrapped.
2690 Edward P Ripley 08-May-44 29-May-44 06-Jun-44 Oct-68 Scrapped.
483 Edward Rowland Sill 15-May-42 14-Jul-42 20-Aug-42 Nov-67 Scrapped.
2776 Edward S Hough 06-Mar-44 28-Mar-44 05-Apr-44 Aug-69 Scrapped.
2749 Edwin C Musick 22-Jan-44 11-Feb-44 18-Feb-44 Dec-58 Scrapped.
1561 Edwin T Meredith 19-May-43 15-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 US reserve fl eet.
264 Eli Whitney 10-Jul-42 26-Aug-42 12-Sep-42 US reserve fleet.
427 Elihu Thomson 23-Sep-42 02-Nov-42 12-Nov-42 Nov-69 Scrapped.
1110 Elisha Graves Otis 07-Apr-43 05-May-43 16-May-43 Sep-64 Scrapped.
478 Elizabeth Blackwell 26-Feb-43 28-Mar-43 10-Apr-43 Jul-67 Scrapped.
2739 Elwood Haynes 07-Jan-44 26-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 Jan-69 Scrapped.
2139 Emile Berliner 06-Aug-43 28-Aug-43 06-Sep-43 May-69 Scrapped.
1106 Etamin 28-Mar-43 25-Apr-43 08-May-43 1949 Laid down as the Isaac Babbitt.
Taken over by US Navy. On
27 Apr 44 was torpedoed by
Japanese aircraft. Converted
in to storage vessel. Scrapped.
2115 Ethan A Hitchcock 03-Oct-43 25-Oct-43 31-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
487 F Marion Crawford 14-Jun-42 14-Aug-42 19-Sep-42 Oct-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2177 Ferdinand A Silcox 10-Oct-43 28-Oct-43 06-Nov-43 Sep-69 Scrapped.

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2186 Ferdinand Westdahl 25-Oct-43 12-Nov-43 20-Nov-43 Jun-67 Scrapped.
1565 Floyd B Olson 03-Jun-43 28-Jun-43 13-Jul-43 Dec-61 Scrapped.
1705 Floyd Bennett 28-Jul-43 22-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 US reserve fleet.
475 Frances E Willard 17-Feb-43 16-Mar-43 29-Mar-43 Sep-61 Scrapped.
2174 Francis A Wardwell 05-Oct-43 24-Oct-43 31-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
1692 Francis G Newlands 07-Jun-43 06-Jul-43 20-Jul-43 Aug-65 Scrapped.
257 Francis Lewis 22-May-42 24-Jul-42 13-Aug-42 Jul-69 Scrapped.
2159 Francis M Smith 11-Sep-43 30-Sep-43 09-Oct-43 Feb-62 Scrapped.
2713 Francis Wilson 24-Nov-43 14-Dec-43 21-Dec-43 Mar-62 Scrapped.
2185 Francisco M Quinones 22-Oct-43 10-Nov-43 18-Nov-43 Sep-68 Scrapped.
2734 Francisco Morazan 30-Dec-43 18-Jan-44 25-Jan-44 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2160 Frank A Munsey 13-Sep-43 02-Oct-43 11-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
2165 Frank C Emerson 20-Sep-43 09-Oct-43 18-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
2288 Frank H Dodd 29-Oct-43 16-Nov-43 25-Nov-43 Sep-67 Scrapped.
2710 Frank H Evers 19-Nov-43 08-Dec-43 16-Dec-43 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2135 Frank J Cuhel 19-Dec-43 14-Jan-44 24-Feb-44 18-Jul-65 Developed leaks and sank.
2716 Frank J Sprague 29-Nov-43 18-Dec-43 27-Dec-43 Feb-68 Scrapped.
2158 Frank Norris 09-Sep-43 29-Sep-43 07-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
2752 Franz Sigel 27-Jan-44 15-Feb-44 24-Feb-44 Sep-64 Scrapped.
2161 Frederic A Eilers 15-Sep-43 03-Oct-43 12-Oct-43 Mar-65 Scrapped.
508 Frederic Remington 01-Nov-42 06-Dec-42 15-Dec-42 US reserve fleet.
446 Frederick Jackson 24-Nov-42 28-Dec-42 06-Jan-43 Mar-62 Scrapped.
Turner
1576 Fremont Older 26-May-43 17-Jun-43 28-Jun-43 05-Oct-67 Sprang leak. Towed to port,
broke adrift and grounded.
1571 Ganymede 16-May-43 08-Jun-43 23-Jun-43 Laid down as the James W
Nye. Taken over by US Navy.
US reserve fleet.
2697 General Panfilov 27-May-44 17-Jun-44 30-Jun-44 Laid down as the George E
Goodfellow. Fate unknown.
2694 General Vatutin 21-May-44 09-Jun-44 17-Jun-44 Laid down as the Jay Cooke.
In 1966 was renamed the
Miklukho-Maklai. Fate
unknown.
2755 George A Pope 01-Feb-44 20-Feb-44 28-Feb-44 Aug-63 Scrapped.
322 George B McClellan 16-Feb-42 06-Jun-42 27-Jun-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
2686 George B McFarland 01-May-44 21-May-44 29-May-44 Mar-64 Scrapped.
2720 George B Porter 06-Dec-43 24-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 Oct-66 Scrapped.

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428 George B Selden 29-Sep-42 04-Nov-42 16-Nov-42 Dec-60 Scrapped.
1568 George Berkeley 10-May-43 02-Jun-43 14-Jun-43 Dec-60 Scrapped.
2272 George Clement 01-Apr-44 20-Apr-44 28-Apr-44 Aug-69 Scrapped.
Perkins
2684 George Crile 27-Apr-44 17-May-44 26-May-44 US reserve fleet.
536 George D Prentice 04-Mar-43 07-Apr-43 21-Apr-43 Nov-69 Scrapped.
1104 George Eastman 24-Mar-43 20-Apr-43 05-May-43 Converted to experimental ship
in 1952, and operating as
research ship in 1962. Fate
unknown.
1116 George Gipp 21-Apr-43 16-May-43 28-May-43 US reserve fleet.
511 George H Dern 16-Nov-42 19-Dec-42 28-Dec-42 May-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2126 George H Powell 16-Nov-43 04-Dec-43 16-Dec-43 Sep-62 Scrapped.
2173 George K Fitch 03-Oct-43 22-Oct-43 30-Oct-43 20-Sep-65 Grounded, later scrapped.
2723 George Luks 11-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 08-Jan-44 May-61 Scrapped.
1100 George M Pullman 14-Mar-43 11-Apr-43 26-Apr-43 Dec-63 Scrapped.
2768 George Middlemas 22-Feb-44 11-Mar-44 20-Mar-44 1960 Scrapped.
259 George Read 07-Jun-42 30-Jul-42 19-Aug-42 US reserve fleet.
448 George Rogers Clark 29-Nov-42 02-Jan-43 13-Jan-43 Sep-63 Scrapped.
252 George Ross 30-Mar-42 29-Jun-42 14-Jul-42 Nov-66 Scrapped.
514 George S Boutwell 30-Nov-42 31-Dec-42 11-Jan-43 Apr-64 Scrapped.
2152 George Sterling 30-Aug-43 19-Sep-43 27-Sep-43 Jun-58 Scrapped.
254 George Taylor 27-Apr-42 09-Jul-42 28-Jul-42 Aug-61 Scrapped.
2155 George Von L Meyer 04-Sep-43 23-Sep-43 02-Oct-43 Dec-59 Scrapped.
435 George W McCrary 20-Oct-42 28-Nov-42 07-Dec-42 Dec-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
423 George Westinghouse 08-Sep-42 20-Oct-42 31-Oct-42 Sep-61 Scrapped.
1122 Geronimo 05-May-43 29-May-43 09-Jun-43 1960 Scrapped.
2273 Gilbert M Hitchcock 03-Apr-44 22-Apr-44 30-Apr-44 Feb-67 Scrapped.
1103 Glenn Curtiss 21-Mar-43 18-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 Nov-69 Scrapped.
522 Grenville M Dodge 05-Jan-43 09-Feb-43 20-Feb-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
443 Grumium 12-Nov-42 20-Dec-42 30-Dec-42 Laid down as the William G
McAdoo. Taken over by US
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1718 H G Blasdel 08-Jul-43 30-Jul-43 10-Aug-43 29-Jun-44 Whilst travelling in convoy
EMC17 was torpedoed by
German submarine U984
(commanded by Sieder) in the
English Channel (50.07 North
0.47 West). 76 US Army
personnel killed.
2770 H Weir Cook 25-Feb-44 17-Mar-44 23-Mar-44 Mar-68 Scrapped.
2751 Hans Heg 26-Jan-44 14-Feb-44 22-Feb-44 Mar-61 Scrapped.
2134 Harriet Monroe 15-Dec-43 11-Jan-44 19-Feb-44 1969 Scrapped.
2119 Harry Leon Wilson 15-Oct-43 11-Nov-43 19-Nov-43 In 1967 was renamed the
Aragon. Fate unknown.
2128 Heber M Creel 21-Nov-43 13-Dec-43 22-Dec-43 Feb-61 Scrapped.
2268 Henry Adams 10-Feb-44 10-Mar-44 04-Apr-44 Apr-63 Scrapped.
1556 Henry Bergh 29-Apr-43 28-May-43 14-Jun-43 31-May-44 Converted to troopship. Ran
aground off San Francisco.
Broke in two. No fatalities.
2154 Henry C Payne 02-Sep-43 22-Sep-43 30-Sep-43 Feb-67 Scrapped.
1581 Henry Dodge 04-Jun-43 25-Jun-43 07-Jul-43 22-Apr-68 Sprang leak off Bermuda.
2170 Henry H Blood 29-Sep-43 17-Oct-43 27-Oct-43 Aug-61 Scrapped.
528 Henry H Richardson 04-Feb-43 13-Mar-43 27-Mar-43 Apr-60 Scrapped.
442 Henry J Raymond 11-Nov-42 17-Dec-42 26-Dec-42 US reserve fleet.
2762 Henry M Stephens 12-Feb-44 02-Mar-44 11-Mar-44 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2788 Henry Meiggs 28-Mar-44 17-Apr-44 25-Apr-44 US reserve fleet.
2132 Henry R Schoolcraft 11-Dec-43 30-Dec-43 04-Feb-44 18-Apr-67 Collided, later scrapped.
2692 Henry T Scott 12-May-44 02-Jun-44 10-Jun-44 Nov-65 Scrapped.
1716 Henry V Alvarado 04-Jul-43 26-Jul-43 07-Aug-43 In 1966 was renamed Eastport.
Fate unknown.
2103 Henry Wells 22-Aug-43 17-Sep-43 26-Sep-43 Oct-66 Scrapped.
2274 Henry White 05-Apr-44 23-Apr-44 30-Apr-44 Aug-67 Scrapped.
1726 Hiram Bingham 22-Jul-43 13-Aug-43 25-Aug-43 Apr-69 Scrapped.
468 Hiram S Maxim 28-Jan-43 24-Feb-43 06-Mar-43 Aug-65 Scrapped.
1114 Hobart Baker 16-Apr-43 12-May-43 24-May-43 28-Dec-44 Attacked by Japanese aircraft
off Mindoro. 1 crew killed.
538 Homer Lea 21-Mar-43 17-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 Dec-58 Scrapped.
1702 Horace Wells 17-Jul-43 12-Aug-43 22-Aug-43 In 1968 was converted to a
floating warehouse and
renamed MP-PZZ-11. Fate
unknown.
533 Howell Cobb 28-Feb-43 30-Mar-43 12-Apr-43 1966 Used as breakwater.
534 Hugh McCulloch 12-Mar-43 05-Apr-43 16-Apr-43 Mar-62 Scrapped.

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1563 Hyperion 28-May-43 24-Jun-43 10-Jul-43 Aug-61 Laid down as the Christopher C
Andrews . Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
2275 Ingul 06-Apr-44 25-Apr-44 03-May-44 Laid down as the Emmet D
Boyle. Fate unknown.
321 Irvin MacDowell 24-Jan-42 22-May-42 10-Jun-42 Feb-70 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1566 Irving M Scott 06-May-43 30-May-43 10-Jun-43 Jan-60 Scrapped.
2709 J C Osgood 18-Nov-43 07-Dec-43 16-Dec-43 In 1963 was renamed the
Beshtau. Fate unknown.
480 J H Kinkaid 05-Mar-43 02-Apr-43 14-Apr-43 1966 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped (1966?)
2290 J Maurice Thompson 31-Oct-43 19-Nov-43 28-Nov-43 27-Feb-66 Sprang leak, abandoned.
Presumed sunk.
2775 J S Hutchinson 04-Mar-44 27-Mar-44 31-Mar-44 Nov-64 Scrapped.
510 J Sterling Morton 11-Nov-42 15-Dec-42 24-Dec-42 US reserve fleet.
473 Jacques Laramie 12-Feb-43 12-Mar-43 23-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.
1552 James A Bayard 08-Apr-43 10-May-43 27-May-43 Apr-63 Scrapped.
2783 James A Drain 20-Mar-44 08-Apr-44 17-Apr-44 US reserve fleet.
418 James B Francis 27-Aug-42 07-Oct-42 16-Oct-42 Mar-66 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
467 James B Hickok 24-Jan-43 26-Feb-43 08-Mar-43 03-Dec-58 Collided with King Minos and
broke in two.
2156 James D Phelan 06-Sep-43 25-Sep-43 04-Oct-43 Sep-63 Scrapped.
2745 James Devereux 17-Jan-44 05-Feb-44 12-Feb-44 12-Dec-67 Ran aground and declared CTL
1694 James Fergus 15-Jun-43 13-Jul-43 26-Jul-43 Feb-70 Scrapped.
2183 James G Maguire 19-Oct-43 07-Nov-43 15-Nov-43 In 1962 was renamed the Huta
Labedy. Fate unknown.
532 James Guthrie 26-Feb-43 26-Mar-43 09-Apr-43 17-Apr-44 On 17 Mar 44 was attacked by
aircraft. No fatalities. Struck
mine off Salerno. No fatalities.
Declared CTL.
2265 James H Breasted 19-Jan-44 10-Feb-44 19-Mar-44 26-Dec-44 Attacked by aircraft at Mindoro.
No fatalities.
1559 James Harlan 11-May-43 07-Jun-43 25-Jun-43 09-Sep-62 Ran aground and declared CTL
530 James Ives 16-Feb-43 18-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 Feb-67 Scrapped.
1112 James J Corbett 12-Apr-43 08-May-43 20-May-43 Jul-64 Scrapped.
494 James J Hill 15-Aug-42 25-Sep-42 19-Oct-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
2104 James J O Kelly 26-Aug-43 19-Sep-43 29-Sep-43 May-63 Scrapped.
2179 James King 13-Oct-43 31-Oct-43 09-Nov-43 Nov-61 Scrapped.

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1704 James Lick 24-Jul-43 19-Aug-43 29-Aug-43 13-Jun-63 Ran aground and broke in two.
2711 James Oliver Curwood 21-Nov-43 10-Dec-43 18-Dec-43 1969 Scrapped.
241 James Otis 17-Sep-41 31-Dec-41 23-Feb-42 06-Feb-45 Ran aground off Devon. No
fatalities. Declared CTL.
2702 James Rolph 07-Nov-43 26-Nov-43 04-Dec-43 1967 Deleted from USSR register.
Presumed scrapped.
329 James Rumsey 08-Aug-42 19-Sep-42 30-Sep-42 14-May-46 Aground and declared CTL.
253 James Smith 15-Apr-42 04-Jul-42 22-Jul-42 Feb-63 On 9 Mar 43, whilst travelling
as part of convoy BT6 was
torpedoed by German
submarine U510 (commanded
by Neitzel) in the North Atlantic
(07.40 North 52.07 West). 6
crew and 5 Armed Guard were
killed. The ship was
abandoned then reboarded.
Scrapped.
2263 Jan Pieterszoon Coen 06-Jan-44 28-Jan-44 10-Mar-44 Mar-68 Scrapped.
465 Jane A Delano 19-Jan-43 09-Mar-43 20-Mar-43 Dec-69 Scrapped.
2717 Jean P Chouteau 30-Nov-43 19-Dec-43 29-Dec-43 Aug-68 Scrapped.
1724 Jeremiah M Daily 18-Jul-43 09-Aug-43 22-Aug-43 Apr-62 Scrapped.
2145 Jeremiah M Rusk 17-Aug-43 08-Sep-43 15-Sep-43 Feb-70 Scrapped.
484 Joaquin Miller 23-May-42 22-Jul-42 29-Aug-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
This was the first Liberty ship to
arrive in London.
2280 Joe Harris 16-Apr-44 05-May-44 12-May-44 1957 Scrapped.
434 John A Rawlins 19-Oct-42 27-Nov-42 03-Dec-42 17-Sep-45 Aground during typhoon.
242 John Adams 17-Sep-41 18-Jan-42 16-Mar-42 05-May-42 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by Japanese
submarine I21 (commanded by
Matsumura) off New Caledonia
(23.30 South 164.35 East). 5
Armed Guard killed. The John
Adams was the first Liberty
ship to be sunk by the enemy.
431 John B Floyd 09-Oct-42 07-Nov-42 20-Nov-42 Jan-65 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
424 John Bartram 10-Sep-42 23-Oct-42 31-Oct-42 US reserve fleet.
497 John Blair 01-Sep-42 12-Oct-42 31-Oct-42 Apr-66 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1557 John Carroll 30-Apr-43 31-May-43 18-Jun-43 Jun-67 Scrapped.
2137 John Colter 02-Aug-43 24-Aug-43 02-Sep-43 Jun-67 Scrapped.
1698 John Constantine 01-Jul-43 28-Jul-43 09-Aug-43 May-66 Scrapped.

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1712 John Evans 07-Jun-43 18-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 Mar-61 Scrapped.
421 John F Appleby 01-Sep-42 18-Oct-42 31-Oct-42 US reserve fleet.
2758 John F Shafroth 06-Feb-44 25-Feb-44 03-Mar-44 22-Jul-64 Loaded with explosives and
other volatile components,
scuttled.
328 John Fitch 04-Aug-42 28-Aug-42 02-Sep-42 Apr-67 Scrapped.
519 John G Carlisle 23-Dec-42 23-Jan-43 31-Jan-43 1965 Scrapped.
1580 John H Rosseter 02-Jun-43 24-Jun-43 06-Jul-43 Oct-66 Scrapped.
2746 John H Thomas 18-Jan-44 05-Feb-44 12-Feb-44 Aug-69 Scrapped.
2742 John Hope 12-Jan-44 30-Jan-44 07-Feb-44 Jul-67 Scrapped.
490 John Howard Payne 15-Jul-42 31-Aug-42 30-Sep-42 Jun-63 Scrapped.
2287 John L Stoddard 27-Oct-43 15-Nov-43 23-Nov-43 Jun-67 Scrapped.
1121 John L Sullivan 02-May-43 26-May-43 07-Jun-43 1958 Used in tests for examining
effect of underwater explosions
on hull.
1573 John Lind 21-May-43 11-Jun-43 23-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
2270 John lsaacson 17-Feb-44 24-Mar-44 25-Apr-44 US reserve fleet.
433 John M Schofield 17-Oct-42 23-Nov-42 30-Nov-42 Aug-62 Scrapped.
499 John McLean 14-Sep-42 23-Oct-42 07-Nov-42 In 1969 was renamed the Elios.
Fate unknown.
258 John Morton 22-May-42 21-Jul-42 03-Aug-42 US reserve fleet.
466 John R Park 22-Jan-43 20-Feb-43 04-Mar-43 21-Mar-45 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy TBC102 was torpedoed
by German submarine U1195
(commanded by Cordes) off
Brest (49.56 North 05.26
West). No fatalities.
2267 John Roach 07-Feb-44 01-Mar-44 30-Mar-44 Nov-67 Scrapped.
1589 John Ross 19-Jun-43 10-Jul-43 23-Jul-43 1973 Scrapped.
495 John Rutledge 22-Aug-42 29-Sep-42 23-Oct-42 Jun-66 Scrapped.
1707 John S Bassett 04-Aug-43 29-Aug-43 09-Sep-43 May-64 Scrapped.
1582 John S Sargent 06-Jun-43 27-Jun-43 09-Jul-43 Oct-69 Scrapped.
2131 John Sherman 01-Dec-43 23-Dec-43 29-Jan-44 Sep-67 Scrapped.
330 John Stevens 13-Aug-42 22-Sep-42 08-Oct-42 Feb-62 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2171 John Swett 30-Sep-43 19-Oct-43 28-Oct-43 Feb-65 Scrapped.
1575 John T McMillan 25-May-43 15-Jun-43 26-Jun-43 Mar-70 Scrapped.
2730 John W Burgess 20-Dec-43 12-Jan-44 19-Jan-44 Nov-64 Scrapped.
2166 John W Foster 23-Sep-43 11-Oct-43 21-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
2141 John W Hoyt 09-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 08-Sep-43 Sep-61 Scrapped.

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1570 John W Mackay 14-May-43 06-Jun-43 17-Jun-43 May-69 Scrapped.
2120 John W Meldrum 18-Oct-43 13-Nov-43 23-Nov-43 US reserve fleet.
251 John Wise 16-Mar-42 14-Jun-42 30-Jun-42 US reserve fleet.
1558 Jonathan P Dolliver 08-May-43 03-Jun-43 22-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
2707 Jose C Barbosa 15-Nov-43 05-Dec-43 12-Dec-43 Mar-60 Scrapped.
2127 Jose J Acosta 19-Nov-43 10-Dec-43 19-Dec-43 1967 Deleted from USSR register.
Presumed scrapped.
2772 Jose M Morelos 28-Feb-44 21-Mar-44 28-Mar-44 US reserve fleet.
2688 Jose Pedro Varela 05-May-44 25-May-44 31-May-44 Dec-68 Scrapped.
1708 Joseph A Holmes 21-Jun-43 11-Jul-43 27-Jul-43 Sep-59 Scrapped.
2133 Joseph E Wing 13-Dec-43 05-Jan-44 11-Feb-44 Sep-63 Scrapped.
447 Joseph G Cannon 28-Nov-42 31-Dec-42 10-Jan-43 US reserve fleet.
432 Joseph Holt 15-Oct-42 20-Nov-42 28-Nov-42 Apr-61 Scrapped.
323 Joseph Hooker 02-Mar-42 20-Jun-42 08-Jul-42 Oct-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2756 Joseph J Kinyoun 03-Feb-44 22-Feb-44 29-Feb-44 19-Sep-66 Ran aground, later scrapped.
1723 Joseph K Toole 17-Jul-43 08-Aug-43 19-Aug-43 Sep-65 Scrapped.
488 Joseph Rodman Drake 20-Jun-42 21-Aug-42 25-Sep-42 US reserve fleet.
1567 Joseph S Emery 08-May-43 31-May-43 13-Jun-43 Jun-60 Scrapped.
1119 Joseph Smith 28-Apr-43 22-May-43 04-Jun-43 11-Jan-44 Developed leaks in the North
Atlantic. No fatalities.
1696 Joshua Heady 24-Jun-43 20-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 Nov-64 Scrapped.
527 Josiah B Grinnell 29-Jan-43 04-Mar-43 17-Mar-43 Aug-66 Scrapped.
541 Josiah Snelling 06-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 19-May-43 Jul-61 Scrapped.
2757 Juan Pablo Duarte 05-Feb-44 23-Feb-44 29-Feb-44 Jun-63 Scrapped.
2718 Julia L Dumont 02-Dec-43 20-Dec-43 29-Dec-43 Apr-66 Scrapped.
523 Julien Dubuque 09-Jan-43 16-Feb-43 26-Feb-43 US reserve fleet.
461 Justin S Morrill 07-Jan-43 13-Feb-43 26-Feb-43 Feb-62 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2698 Justo Arosemena 07-Jun-44 26-Jun-44 06-Jul-44 Apr-70 Scrapped.
2785 Kamenets-Podolsk 23-Mar-44 13-Apr-44 20-Apr-44 Laid down as the Robert S
Abbott. Fate unknown.
2175 Kate Douglas Wiggin 06-Oct-43 25-Oct-43 31-Oct-43 Jan-61 Scrapped.
2182 Keith Vawter 17-Oct-43 05-Nov-43 13-Nov-43 In 1947 was renamed the
Hellenic Star. Fate unknown.
243 Kit Carson 17-Sep-41 06-Feb-42 31-Mar-42 Feb-66 Scrapped.
1111 Knute Rockne 09-Apr-43 06-May-43 18-May-43 US reserve fleet.

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460 Kolkhosnik 02-Jan-43 07-Feb-43 20-Feb-43 Laid down as the Charles
Wilkes. Fate Unknown.
518 Krasnogv Ardeets 19-Dec-42 17-Jan-43 28-Jan-43 Laid down as the Charles S
Fairchild. Fate unknown.
2125 Lawrence Gianella 11-Nov-43 29-Nov-43 12-Dec-43 Mar-65 Scrapped.
1564 Leonidas Merritt 31-May-43 30-Jun-43 17-Jul-43 Sep-69 Scrapped.
512 Leonis 21-Nov-42 22-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 Jun-69 Laid down as the Key Pittman.
Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
444 Leslie M Shaw 15-Nov-42 22-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 Oct-61 Scrapped.
485 Lew Wallace 04-Jun-42 29-Jul-42 05-Sep-42 Apr-70 Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
250 Lewis Morris 03-Mar-42 22-May-42 19-Jun-42 Jan-61 Scrapped.
2722 Lillian Wald 09-Dec-43 30-Dec-43 07-Jan-44 Feb-70 Scrapped.
2149 Louis A Sengteller 24-Aug-43 14-Sep-43 22-Sep-43 Oct-69 Scrapped.
540 Louis Hennepin 30-Mar-43 29-Apr-43 14-May-43 Apr-61 Scrapped.
449 Louis Joliet 02-Dec-42 06-Jan-43 16-Jan-43 Oct-68 Scrapped.
2123 Louis Pasteur 30-Oct-43 23-Nov-43 04-Dec-43 Mar-67 Scrapped.
2779 Louis Sloss 10-Mar-44 03-Apr-44 10-Apr-44 US reserve fleet.
2781 Louis Sullivan 14-Mar-44 05-Apr-44 13-Apr-44 Jan-70 Scrapped.
2771 Louis Weule 26-Feb-44 20-Mar-44 25-Mar-44 Jul-67 Scrapped.
2782 Lucien Labaudt 17-Mar-44 07-Apr-44 14-Apr-44 Sep-69 Scrapped.
474 Lucy Stone 13-Feb-43 13-Mar-43 26-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.
1099 Luther Burbank 12-Mar-43 09-Apr-43 22-Apr-43 Laid down as the Luther
Burbank . Taken over by US
Navy. In 1957 was lengthened
and renamed Silla. Fate
unknown.
1709 Luther S Kelly 23-Jun-43 14-Jul-43 24-Jul-43 Dec-68 Scrapped.
520 Lyman J Gage 29-Dec-42 29-Jan-43 06-Feb-43 US reserve fleet.
1555 Lyra 25-Apr-43 24-May-43 10-Jun-43 Apr-67 Laid down as the Cyrus
Hamlin. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
1587 M H De Young 15-Jun-43 06-Jul-43 19-Jul-43 13-Aug-43 Torpedoed by Japanese
submarine I19 (commanded by
Kinashi) in the Pacific (21.50
South 175.10 East). 3 crew
and 1 US Navy personnel lost.
Taken over by US Navy and
converted to hulk (renamed the
Antelope IX). Later scrapped.
1697 Marcus Daly 28-Jun-43 24-Jul-43 05-Aug-43 Aug-68 Scrapped.

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1562 Maria Sanford 24-May-43 20-Jun-43 07-Jul-43 Feb-60 Scrapped.
2789 Mariscal Sucre 30-Mar-44 19-Apr-44 26-Apr-44 Mar-68 Scrapped.
2292 Mary A Livermore 04-Nov-43 22-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 Mar-68 Scrapped.
2116 Mary Bickerdyke 05-Oct-43 27-Oct-43 09-Nov-43 16-Feb-66 Collided off Singapore.
2289 Mary Walker 30-Oct-43 18-Nov-43 26-Nov-43 Oct-63 Scrapped.
1117 Matthew B Brady 23-Apr-43 18-May-43 30-May-43 Sep-60 US reserve fleet.
535 Matthew Lyon 18-Mar-43 11-Apr-43 26-Apr-43 On 11 Aug 43, whilst travelling
independently was torpedoed
by Japanese submarine I11
(commanded by Tagami). No
fatalities. US reserve fleet.
262 Matthew Thornton 30-Jun-42 12-Aug-42 29-Aug-42 US reserve fleet.
2281 Mello Franco 18-Apr-44 06-May-44 13-May-44 Apr-69 Scrapped.
1715 Melville E Stone 02-Jul-43 24-Jul-43 05-Aug-43 24-Nov-43 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U516 (commanded
by Tillessen) off Panama
(10.36 North 80.19 West). 12
crew, 3 Armed Guard and 1
passenger lost.
2118 Michael C Kerr 13-Oct-43 30-Oct-43 15-Nov-43 Jun-69 Scrapped.
2101 Michael Casey 15-Aug-43 09-Sep-43 18-Sep-43 In 1947 was renamed the
Georgios F Andreadis. Fate
unknown.
1554 Michael Pupin 18-Apr-43 19-May-43 05-Jun-43 Mar-62 Scrapped.
2129 Millen Grffith 26-Nov-43 18-Dec-43 28-Dec-43 1958 Scrapped.
2138 Molengraaf 04-Aug-43 25-Aug-43 05-Sep-43 Dec-69 Laid down as the Mary M
Dodge. Scrapped.
2741 Morgan Robertson 10-Jan-44 28-Jan-44 04-Feb-44 In 1947 was renamed the
Stromboli. Fate unknown.
503 Morrison R Waite 08-Oct-42 10-Nov-42 23-Nov-42 Jul-63 Scrapped.
2731 Moses G Farmer 23-Dec-43 13-Jan-44 20-Jan-44 Mar-62 Scrapped.
492 Moses Rogers 30-Jul-42 13-Sep-42 10-Oct-42 Sep-69 Scrapped.
1700 Myron T Herrick 09-Jul-43 04-Aug-43 15-Aug-43 Mar-61 Scrapped.
455 Nancy Hanks 21-Dec-42 24-Jan-43 08-Feb-43 1958 Scrapped.
2740 Nathan S Davis 08-Jan-44 27-Jan-44 05-Feb-44 1962 Scrapped.
429 Nathaniel Bowditch 03-Oct-42 10-Nov-42 23-Nov-42 Jan-60 Scrapped.
529 Nathaniel Currier 10-Feb-43 11-Mar-43 24-Mar-43 US reserve fleet.
2169 Norman E Mack 26-Sep-43 16-Oct-43 24-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
2167 Norman Hapgood 24-Sep-43 13-Oct-43 21-Oct-43 In 1947 was renamed the
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2285 Norman J Colman 23-Apr-44 13-May-44 25-May-44 US reserve fleet.
486 O Henry 08-Jun-42 08-Aug-42 12-Sep-42 Jan-62 Scrapped.
1553 Odessa 17-Apr-43 16-May-43 31-May-43 Laid down as the Mary Cassatt.
Fate unknown.
1574 Ole E Rolvaag 22-May-43 13-Jun-43 25-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
1109 Oliver Evans 04-Apr-43 02-May-43 14-May-43 Dec-59 Scrapped.
2725 Oliver Kelley 14-Dec-43 04-Jan-44 11-Jan-44 1959 Scrapped.
256 Oliver Wolcott 22-May-42 07-Aug-42 26-Aug-42 Jul-61 Scrapped.
1107 Orel 31-Mar-43 27-Apr-43 10-May-43 Laid down as the Charles E
Duryea. Was renamed the Ival
Polzunov in 1949. Fate
unknown.
2130 Otis Skinner 29-Nov-43 19-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2157 Otto Mears 08-Sep-43 26-Sep-43 07-Oct-43 22-Nov-67 Caught fire and declared CTL.
2693 Ovid Butler 20-May-44 07-Jun-44 15-Jun-44 Aug-65 Scrapped.
2747 Percy E Foxworth 19-Jan-44 08-Feb-44 15-Feb-44 Oct-69 Scrapped.
452 Pere Marquette 12-Dec-42 14-Jan-43 25-Jan-43 US reserve fl eet.
2114 Peter Cooper Hewitt 30-Sep-43 22-Oct-43 29-Oct-43 Feb-67 Scrapped.
325 Peter J McGuire 22-Jul-42 07-Sep-42 21-Sep-42 Mar-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2181 Peter Trumble Rowe 16-Oct-43 04-Nov-43 12-Nov-43 Feb-62 Scrapped.
326 Philip H Sheridan 24-Jul-42 09-Sep-42 29-Sep-42 Jul-69 Scrapped.
507 Pierre La Clede 29-Oct-42 29-Nov-42 10-Dec-42 Mar-70 Scrapped.
426 Prince Georges 20-Sep-42 30-Oct-42 09-Nov-42 Nov-69 Laid down as the Richard
March Hoe. Taken over by US
Navy. Converted to troopship.
Scrapped.
2180 R F Peckham 14-Oct-43 02-Nov-43 10-Nov-43 03-Dec-45 Collided with the Jesse Cottrell.
Declared CTL.
2685 Ralph T O'Neil 29-Apr-44 19-May-44 26-May-44 Feb-66 Scrapped.
2105 Reinhold Richter 29-Aug-43 23-Sep-43 02-Oct-43 Feb-70 Scrapped.
2705 Richard B Moore 12-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 10-Dec-43 In 1963 was renamed the
Mashuk . Fate unknown.
458 Richard Henderson 29-Dec-42 31-Jan-43 15-Feb-43 26-Aug-43 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy UGS14 was torpedoed
by German submarine U410
(commanded by Fenski). No
fatalities.
419 Richard Jordan Gatling 28-Aug-42 14-Oct-42 23-Oct-42 Apr-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1731 Richard Moczkowski 31-Jul-43 22-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 1966 Scrapped.

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261 Richard Stockton 21-Jun-42 17-Aug-42 31-Aug-42 US reserve fleet.
454 Richard Yates 18-Dec-42 22-Jan-43 31-Jan-43 US reserve fleet.
1701 Ring Lardner 13-Jul-43 07-Aug-43 18-Aug-43 1959 Scrapped.
2769 Robert D Carey 24-Feb-44 14-Mar-44 22-Mar-44 Jan-69 Scrapped.
440 Robert E Peary 08-Nov-42 12-Nov-42 15-Nov-42 Jun-63 Scrapped.
2719 Robert G Cousins 05-Dec-43 23-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 In 1963 was renamed the
Avacha. Fate unknown.
498 Robert H Harrison 07-Sep-42 17-Oct-42 04-Nov-42 1966 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2184 Robert Louis 21-Oct-43 09-Nov-43 16-Nov-43 08-Aug-67 Intended to be used as part of
Stevenson underwater explosion test,
however failed to sink in
planned area. Finally sank,
however explosives failed to
detonate. US Aircraft
attempted to bomb vessel to
set off explosives, however
initial bombs failed to explode
and subsequent efforts also
ineffective.
1560 Robert Lucas 16-May-43 10-Jun-43 29-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
2278 Rodina 13-Apr-44 30-Apr-44 08-May-44 Laid down as the Henry J
Waters. Fate unknown.
260 Roger Sherman 15-Jun-42 03-Aug-42 24-Aug-42 Sep-61 Scrapped.
479 S Hall Young 02-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 12-Apr-43 Jun-67 Scrapped.
1699 Samana 06-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 12-Aug-43 Oct-59 Laid down as the William F
Vilas. Scrapped.
2107 Samark 06-Sep-43 30-Sep-43 08-Oct-43 1960 Laid down as the John G
North. Scrapped.
1717 Sambre 06-Jul-43 28-Jul-43 09-Aug-43 Apr-61 Laid down as the George
Inness. Scrapped.
1588 Sambridge 17-Jun-43 08-Jul-43 20-Jul-43 18-Nov-43 Laid down as the John E
Wilk ie. Whilst proceeding
independently was torpedoed
by Japanese submarine I27
(commanded by Fukumura) in
the Arabian Sea (11.25 North
47.25 East).
1713 Samovar 28-Jun-43 21-Jul-43 30-Jul-43 Laid down as the Frank D
Phinney. In 1967 was
renamed the Samudra Jyoti.
Fate unknown.
2099 Sampford 07-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 12-Sep-43 25-Jul-66 Laid down as the John Reed.
Collided with tanker and
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2110 Samuel Brannon 17-Sep-43 09-Oct-43 19-Oct-43 1959 Scrapped.
450 Samuel de Champlain 08-Dec-42 10-Jan-43 20-Jan-43 Mar-68 Scrapped.
331 Samuel F B Morse 18-Aug-42 28-Sep-42 09-Oct-42 In Nov 1943 was converted to
a US Army Hospital Ship and
renamed the Jarrett M
Huddleston. US reserve fleet.
501 Samuel F Miller 26-Sep-42 31-Oct-42 14-Nov-42 Nov-66 Scrapped.
2699 Samuel Gompers II 09-Jun-44 28-Jun-44 10-Jul-44 Jun-60 Scrapped.
248 Samuel Huntington 20-Jan-42 26-Apr-42 18-May-42 29-Jan-44 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Bombed off Anzio.
5 crew killed.
2689 Samuel L Cobb 06-May-44 27-May-44 03-Jun-44 In 1955 was renamed the
Fortuna. Fate unknown.
2163 Samuel W Williston 17-Sep-43 06-Oct-43 15-Oct-43 Mar-67 Scrapped.
2143 Samwash 13-Aug-43 04-Sep-43 13-Sep-43 Apr-69 Laid down as the Harmon
Judson. Scrapped.
2750 Sara Bache 24-Jan-44 12-Feb-44 19-Feb-44 Apr-61 Scrapped.
2178 Sara Teasdale 12-Oct-43 30-Oct-43 07-Nov-43 19-Jun-66 Sprang leak and sank.
2701 Seaman A Knapp 05-Nov-43 24-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 US reserve fleet.
482 Sheldon Jackson 09-Mar-43 07-Apr-43 18-Apr-43 1966 Scrapped.
2760 Sidney H Short 10-Feb-44 28-Feb-44 07-Mar-44 Feb-70 Scrapped.
2271 Silvestre Escalante 21-Feb-44 31-Mar-44 30-Apr-44 Sep-61 Scrapped.
2108 Simon Bamberger 09-Sep-43 03-Oct-43 12-Oct-43 Feb-70 Scrapped.
2784 Stalingrad 22-Mar-44 11-Apr-44 18-Apr-44 1972 Laid down as the Thomas M
Flaherty. Scrapped.
505 Stanley Matthews 18-Oct-42 20-Nov-42 30-Nov-42 Dec-63 Scrapped.
1578 Stephen Crane 30-May-43 20-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 May-44 Bombed by Japanese (using
recovered US aircraft) and
declared CTL. 1 US Army
personnel killed.
247 Stephen Hopkins 02-Jan-42 14-Apr-42 11-May-42 27-Sep-42 Sunk by the German surface
raider Steir in the South
Atlantic (28.08 South 11.59
West). 31 crew, 9 Armed
Guard and 1 passenger killed.
The Steir was also sunk in this
action. The ships was given a
Gallant Ship Award.
2283 Stephen Hopkins II 21-Apr-44 10-May-44 19-May-44 Jun-67 Scrapped.
1729 Stephen W Kearny 28-Jul-43 19-Aug-43 29-Aug-43 US reserve fleet.
2269 Sukhona 14-Feb-44 17-Mar-44 15-Apr-44 Laid down as the George
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1120 Tecumseh 30-Apr-43 25-May-43 05-Jun-43 Apr-70 Scrapped.
2695 Terry E Stephenson 23-May-44 13-Jun-44 21-Jun-44 US reserve fleet.
1719 Thomas C Power 10-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 11-Aug-43 Dec-65 Scrapped.
531 Thomas Corwin 19-Feb-43 21-Mar-43 05-Apr-43 Nov-64 Scrapped.
2696 Thomas F Hunt 25-May-44 16-Jun-44 28-Jun-44 In 1964 was converted to a
barge. Fate unknown.
462 Thomas Kearns 11-Jan-43 12-Feb-43 23-Feb-43 Dec-61 Scrapped.
1711 Thomas M Cooley 26-Jun-43 17-Jul-43 29-Jul-43 04-Feb-67 Developed leaks. Later
scrapped.
246 Timothy Pickering 08-Oct-41 28-Mar-42 30-Apr-42 13-Jul-43 Attacked by torpedo aircraft off
Avola and set alight. 22 crew,
8 Armed Guard and 100 British
Army personnel killed.
2780 Toussaint L'Ouverture 12-Mar-44 04-Apr-44 12-Apr-44 May-59 Scrapped.
457 Tungus 27-Dec-42 04-Feb-43 18-Feb-43 Laid down as the Sieur Duluth.
Fate unknown.
2729 Uriah M Rose 19-Dec-43 10-Jan-44 18-Jan-44 In 1970 was renamed the
Ardena. Fate unknown.
2100 Vachel Lindsay 12-Aug-43 06-Sep-43 15-Sep-43 US reserve fleet.
2172 Vernon L Parrington 02-Oct-43 21-Oct-43 29-Oct-43 01-Sep-62 Driven ashore during typhoon
in Hong Kong.
463 Vitus Bering 14-Jan-43 17-Feb-43 28-Feb-43 Oct-61 Scrapped.
2736 W B Rodgers 02-Jan-44 21-Jan-44 28-Jan-44 06-Aug-62 Ran aground and declared CTL
2778 Wallace R Farrington 09-Mar-44 31-Mar-44 07-Apr-44 Apr-69 Scrapped.
1113 Walter Camp 14-Apr-43 10-May-43 22-May-43 26-Jan-44 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U532 (commanded
by Junker) in the Indian Ocean
(10.00 North 71.49 East). No
fatalities.
509 Walter Colton 07-Nov-42 10-Dec-42 19-Dec-42 Mar-68 Scrapped.
2291 Walter Williams 02-Nov-43 21-Nov-43 29-Nov-43 Jul-60 Scrapped.
2266 Walter Wyman 21-Jan-44 14-Feb-44 24-Mar-44 In 1965 was renamed the
Greenport. Fate unknown.
2142 Wayne MacVeagh 11-Aug-43 02-Sep-43 11-Sep-43 US reserve fleet.
1101 Wilbur Wright 17-Mar-43 14-Apr-43 27-Apr-43 Oct-66 Scrapped.
2763 Willet M Hays 14-Feb-44 04-Mar-44 11-Mar-44 Apr-64 Scrapped.
2122 William A Coulter 25-Oct-43 19-Nov-43 29-Nov-43 Mar-65 Scrapped.
537 William A Jones 13-Mar-43 18-Apr-43 05-May-43 US reserve fleet.
2282 William Allen White 20-Apr-44 08-May-44 16-May-44 Feb-69 Scrapped.
2733 William B Leeds 28-Dec-43 16-Jan-44 22-Jan-44 1954 Scrapped.

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469 William B Ogden 30-Jan-43 02-Mar-43 12-Mar-43 Aug-64 Was grounded for 12 months,
between 1 Jul 43 and 6 Jul 44,
near Vizagapatam. Scrapped.
1579 William Beaumont 31-May-43 23-Jun-43 04-Jul-43 US reserve fleet.
438 William C Endicott 31-Oct-42 09-Dec-42 17-Dec-42 Jan-65 Scrapped.
2124 William C Ralston 31-Oct-43 26-Nov-43 10-Dec-43 10-Dec-45 Driven ashore off Okinawa in
typhoon. Declared CTL.
496 William Cushing 30-Aug-42 07-Oct-42 27-Oct-42 Aug-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2735 William D Boyce 31-Dec-43 19-Jan-44 26-Jan-44 In 1963 was renamed the
Malakhov Kurgan. Fate
unknown.
1727 William D Burnham 24-Jul-43 14-Aug-43 26-Aug-43 23-Nov-44 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy TMC44 was torpedoed
by German submarine U978
(commanded by Pulst) in the
English Channel (49.46 North
01.15 West). 10 crew and 8
Armed Guard killed by
subsequent torpedo striking
lifeboat.
489 William Dean Howells 28-Jun-42 29-Aug-42 29-Sep-42 May-60 Scrapped.
249 William Ellery 09-Feb-42 09-May-42 28-May-42 Sep-68 Scrapped.
2187 William F Empey 26-Oct-43 13-Nov-43 21-Nov-43 Jul-68 Scrapped.
2721 William Ford Nichols 08-Dec-43 28-Dec-43 05-Jan-44 US reserve fleet.
1714 William H Allen 30-Jun-43 22-Jul-43 03-Aug-43 US reserve fleet.
521 William H Aspinwall 31-Dec-42 04-Feb-43 13-Feb-43 US reserve fleet.
2687 William H Clagett 03-May-44 23-May-44 31-May-44 In 1968 was converted to a
crane barge. Fate unknown.
2153 William H Moody 31-Aug-43 20-Sep-43 29-Sep-43 Mar-67 Scrapped.
2766 William J Gray 18-Feb-44 09-Mar-44 16-Mar-44 Mar-69 Scrapped.
2113 William J Palmer 25-Sep-43 18-Oct-43 26-Oct-43 04-Aug-45 Struck mine in Trieste harbour.
No fatalities.
493 William K Vanderbilt 09-Aug-42 19-Sep-42 15-Oct-42 16-May-43 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by Japanese
submarine I19 (commanded by
Kinashi) in the Pacific (18.41
South 175.07 East). 1 crew
killed.
1722 William Keith 15-Jul-43 06-Aug-43 17-Aug-43 Oct-66 Scrapped.
1720 William Matson 11-Jul-43 02-Aug-43 14-Aug-43 Feb-62 Scrapped.
1695 William N Byers 20-Jun-43 17-Jul-43 29-Jul-43 Apr-64 Scrapped.
2727 William Peffer 16-Dec-43 07-Jan-44 14-Jan-44 Jan-69 Scrapped.

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1586 William Prouse 13-Jun-43 04-Jul-43 27-Jul-43 Nov-60 Scrapped.
2162 William S Clark 16-Sep-43 05-Oct-43 14-Oct-43 Jul-65 Scrapped.
2774 William Schirmer 02-Mar-44 25-Mar-44 31-Mar-44 Oct-69 Scrapped.
2106 William Sharon 31-Aug-43 25-Sep-43 05-Oct-43 May-69 Scrapped.
2286 William Sproule 25-Apr-44 15-May-44 24-May-44 Jun-63 Scrapped.
1102 William Thornton 19-Mar-43 16-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 16-Feb-68 Ran aground. Later scrapped.
2724 William Vaughn Moody 12-Dec-43 02-Jan-44 10-Jan-44 Jul-69 Scrapped.
2117 William W Campbell 09-Oct-43 29-Oct-43 12-Nov-43 Mar-67 Scrapped.
1572 William W Mayo 18-May-43 10-Jun-43 21-Jun-43 Jan-60 Scrapped.
255 William Whipple 09-May-42 14-Jul-42 07-Aug-42 Oct-58 Scrapped.
263 William Williams 05-Jul-42 21-Aug-42 08-Sep-42 Aug-61 On 5 May 1943 was torpedoed
and damaged by Japanese
submarine I19 (commanded by
Kinashi). No fatalities. In 1943
was taken over by US Navy
and renamed the Venus.
Scrapped.
516 William Windom 11-Dec-42 08-Jan-43 19-Jan-43 Aug-64 Scrapped.
1703 Winfield S Stratton 20-Jul-43 15-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 US reserve fleet.
244 Zachary Taylor 06-Oct-41 28-Feb-42 13-Apr-42 Oct-61 Scrapped.

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Hull
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No.
1072 A Frank Lever 29-Oct-43 07-Dec-43 21-Dec-43 May-68 Scrapped.
2436 A Mitchell Palmer 17-Dec-43 12-Feb-44 29-Feb-44 May-68 Scrapped.
2879 Addie Bagley Daniels 21-Aug-44 28-Sep-44 12-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.
2871 Alexander R Shepard 16-Jun-44 03-Aug-44 18-Aug-44 Jun-65 Scrapped.
1055 Andrew Pickens 03-May-43 10-Jul-43 05-Aug-43 In 1970 was renamed the
Arendal. Fate unknown.
2897 Arlie Clark 18-Dec-44 27-Jan-45 14-Feb-45 US reserve fleet.
2442 Ben A Ruffin 12-Feb-44 11-Apr-44 24-Apr-44 In 1963 was renamed the
Caicara. Fate unknown.
2432 Ben Robertson 18-Nov-43 04-Jan-44 21-Jan-44 Dec-68 Scrapped.
2867 Benjamin Brown 13-May-44 29-Jun-44 20-Jul-44 Apr-67 Scrapped.
French
351 Button Gwinnett 10-Feb-43 02-May-43 31-May-43 Dec-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1053 Casimir Pulaski 13-Apr-43 25-Jun-43 16-Jul-43 US reserve fleet.
2869 Charles A Keffer 01-Jun-44 15-Jul-44 05-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
1067 Charles C Jones 18-Sep-43 05-Nov-43 17-Nov-43 Oct-60 Scrapped.
1069 Charles H Herty 02-Oct-43 17-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 1967 Scrapped.
2439 Clark Howell 21-Jan-44 14-Mar-44 29-Mar-44 May-67 Scrapped.
349 Crawford W Long 31-Dec-42 10-Apr-43 22-May-43 Jul-69 Scrapped.
1059 Dudley M Hughes 26-Jun-43 27-Aug-43 11-Sep-43 May-69 Scrapped.
2440 Earl Layman 31-Jan-44 17-Mar-44 31-Mar-44 May-67 Scrapped.
2891 Edward J Berwind 10-Nov-44 16-Dec-44 06-Jan-45 Sep-61 Scrapped.
1071 Edwin L Godkin 19-Oct-43 30-Nov-43 14-Dec-43 In 1968 was renamed the Erato.
Fate unknown.
352 Felix Grundy 22-Feb-43 12-May-43 12-Jun-43 May-65 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1068 Florence Martus 27-Sep-43 11-Nov-43 23-Nov-43 May-60 Scrapped.
2875 Floyd Gibbons 17-Jul-44 31-Aug-44 15-Sep-44 Apr-66 Scrapped.
2874 Frank P Walsh 12-Jul-44 28-Aug-44 08-Sep-44 Oct-66 Scrapped.
342 George Handley 22-May-42 07-Dec-42 04-Mar-43 Dec-64 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
344 George Walton 18-Jun-42 21-Jan-43 30-Mar-43 06-Nov-51 Caught fire and sank.
1057 George Whitefield 22-May-43 06-Aug-43 24-Aug-43 In 1963 was renamed the Daryal.
Fate unknown.
1054 Hamlin Garland 23-Apr-43 06-Jul-43 24-Jul-43 US reserve fleet.
2896 Harry Kirby 14-Dec-44 20-Jan-45 07-Feb-45 Sep-69 Scrapped.

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2445 Harry L Glucksman 18-Mar-44 29-Apr-44 20-May-44 In 1969 was converted to
minesweeper. Fate unknown.
1061 Hoke Smith 21-Jul-43 16-Sep-43 27-Sep-43 Nov-67 Scrapped.
2434 Isaac S Hopkins 30-Nov-43 26-Jan-44 14-Feb-44 May-61 Scrapped.
2863 Jacob Sloat Fassett 12-Apr-44 31-May-44 21-Jun-44 Mar-65 Scrapped.
1063 James H Couper 07-Aug-43 01-Oct-43 14-Oct-43 Aug-65 Scrapped.
2889 James H Price 28-Oct-44 05-Dec-44 21-Dec-44 Nov-64 Scrapped.
343 James Jackson 04-Jun-42 27-Dec-42 18-Mar-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
341 James Oglethorpe 22-May-42 20-Nov-42 13-Feb-43 17-Mar-43 Whilst travelling with convoy
HX229 was torpedoed by
German submarine U758
(commanded by Manseck) in the
North Atlantic (50.38 North 34.46
West). 31 crew, 11 Armed
Guard and 2 passengers lost.
2872 James Swan 23-Jun-44 12-Aug-44 24-Aug-44 21-Dec-52 Ran aground and broke in two.
1060 Jerome K Jones 07-Jul-43 06-Sep-43 18-Sep-43 In 1968 was renamed the
Panaghia Kykkou. Fate
unknown.
2441 John A Treutlen 05-Feb-44 10-Apr-44 17-Apr-44 29-Jun-44 Whilst travelling with convoy
EMC17 was torpedoed by
German submarine U984
(commanded by Sieder) in the
English Channel (50.07 North
00.47 West). No fatalities.
Beached and declared CTL.
350 John C Breckinridge 27-Jan-43 22-Apr-43 22-May-43 Jan-60 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2438 John E Sweet 17-Jan-44 03-Mar-44 21-Mar-44 Jun-65 Scrapped.
1070 John E Ward 13-Oct-43 25-Nov-43 07-Dec-43 US reserve fleet.
346 John Milledge 27-Jun-42 21-Feb-43 19-Apr-43 1965 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2877 John P Harris 03-Aug-44 13-Sep-44 28-Sep-44 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2876 Jonas Lie 24-Jul-44 07-Sep-44 22-Sep-44 09-Jan-45 Whilst travelling as part of
convoy ON277 was torpedoed
by German submarine U1055
(commanded by Meyer) near the
Bristol Channel (51.45 North
06.26 West). 2 crew killed.
1058 Joseph E Brown 09-Jun-43 19-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 US reserve fleet.
1065 Joseph H Martin 30-Aug-43 18-Oct-43 30-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
1064 Joseph Habersham 20-Aug-43 12-Oct-43 26-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
2881 Joseph Murgas 01-Sep-44 12-Oct-44 28-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.

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2883 Joseph S McDonagh 14-Sep-44 27-Oct-44 11-Nov-44 31-Mar-46 Ran aground.
2887 Josiah Cohen 13-Oct-44 23-Nov-44 08-Dec-44 In 1969 was renamed the
Kounistra. Fate unknown.
2884 Josiah Tattnell 23-Sep-44 03-Nov-44 18-Nov-44 Apr-70 Scrapped.
2446 Juliette Low 15-Mar-44 12-May-44 29-May-44 US reserve fleet.
1051 Langdon Cheves 29-Mar-43 22-May-43 25-Jun-43 Jan-61 Scrapped.
345 Lyman Hall 23-Jun-42 06-Feb-43 09-Apr-43 Oct-63 Scrapped.
2893 Mack Bruton Bryan 24-Nov-44 30-Dec-44 18-Jan-45 Jan-67 Scrapped.
2873 Martha Berry 30-Jun-44 19-Aug-44 30-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
2882 Milton J Foreman 08-Sep-44 21-Oct-44 04-Nov-44 Jul-65 Scrapped.
2885 Moina Michael 29-Sep-44 09-Nov-44 25-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
1052 Nicholas Herkimer 08-Apr-43 08-Jun-43 05-Jul-43 Sep-67 Scrapped.
2878 Richard Coulter 14-Aug-44 22-Sep-44 03-Oct-44 Jul-60 Scrapped.
2864 Richard Upjohn 15-Apr-44 08-Jun-44 28-Jun-44 US reserve fleet.
2870 Risden Tyler Bennett 12-Jun-44 22-Jul-44 11-Aug-44 Apr-63 Scrapped.
1066 Robert Fechner 06-Sep-43 28-Oct-43 08-Nov-43 Nov-66 Scrapped.
348 Robert M T Hunter 11-Dec-42 28-Mar-43 11-May-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
2886 Robert Parrot 06-Oct-44 16-Nov-44 30-Nov-44 Apr-68 Scrapped.
347 Robert Toombs 24-Nov-42 19-Mar-43 30-Apr-43 1959 Scrapped.
2866 Ruben Dario 01-May-44 22-Jun-44 13-Jul-44 Mar-63 Scrapped.
2888 Rudolph Kauffmann 23-Oct-44 29-Nov-44 15-Dec-44 US reserve fleet.
2444 Samcebu 04-Mar-44 23-Apr-44 10-May-44 24-Dec-63 Ran aground and declared CTL.
2437 Samdart 21-Dec-43 23-Feb-44 13-Mar-44 Feb-67 Scrapped.
2435 Samhorn 08-Dec-43 05-Feb-44 25-Feb-44 1960 Scrapped.
2433 Samuel T Darling 26-Nov-43 18-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 Feb-61 Scrapped.
1074 Samvannah 12-Nov-43 20-Dec-43 30-Dec-43 1961 Laid down as the Louis A Godey.
Scrapped.
2868 Stephen Leacock 22-May-44 11-Jul-44 28-Jul-44 Sep-69 Scrapped.
2447 Themistocles 11-Apr-44 22-May-44 09-Jun-44 Laid down as the Francis S
Bartow. Fate unknown.
2898 Thomas W Murray 23-Dec-44 31-Jan-45 24-Feb-45 Dec-68 Scrapped.
1073 Thomas Wolfe 06-Nov-43 15-Dec-43 28-Dec-43 Jun-65 Scrapped.
1062 William Black Yates 26-Jul-43 27-Sep-43 07-Oct-43 Jan-70 Scrapped.
2443 William D Hoxie 23-Feb-44 14-Apr-44 29-Apr-44 US reserve fleet.

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2865 William G Lee 24-Apr-44 15-Jun-44 30-Jun-44 In 1949 was renamed the
Nadina, and in 1969 was
converted in to a container ship.
Fate unknown.
2880 William H Edwards 29-Aug-44 05-Oct-44 20-Oct-44 May-67 Scrapped.
2890 William L McLean 04-Nov-44 13-Dec-44 30-Dec-44 Apr-64 Scrapped.
1056 William L Yancey 17-May-43 25-Jul-43 14-Aug-43 1969 Scrapped.
2895 William Leory Gable 06-Dec-44 13-Jan-45 31-Jan-45 May-69 Scrapped.
2894 William Terry Howell 30-Nov-44 06-Jan-45 24-Jan-45 Nov-60 Scrapped.
2892 William W Seaton 17-Nov-44 22-Dec-44 12-Jan-45 30-May-66 Ran aground in typhoon.
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Hull
Name Laid Down Launched Completed Left Service Notes
No.
2490 Alfred I Dupont 01-Jul-44 15-Aug-44 28-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
1211 Alkaid 13-Sep-43 08-Nov-43 19-Nov-43 Apr-64 Laid down as the William G
Sumner. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
1222 Andrew Turnbull 15-Dec-43 08-Feb-44 19-Feb-44 Jun-68 Scrapped.
2493 Anna Dickinson 26-Jul-44 04-Sep-44 16-Sep-44 Jun-62 Scrapped.
1215 Arthur M Huddell 25-Oct-43 07-Dec-43 18-Dec-43 US reserve fleet.
2475 Arthur R Lewis 13-Mar-44 27-Apr-44 12-May-44 Jan-65 Scrapped.
2474 August Belmont 01-Mar-44 20-Apr-44 30-Apr-44 US reserve fleet.
2504 C W Post 06-Oct-44 08-Nov-44 17-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
1212 Crux 27-Sep-43 16-Nov-43 27-Nov-43 Mar-62 Laid down as the Peter
Stuyvesant. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
2500 David L Yulee 11-Sep-44 16-Oct-44 26-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.
1206 Dwight W Morrow 05-Jul-43 21-Sep-43 05-Oct-43 Dec-69 Scrapped.
2472 Edward A Filene 09-Feb-44 06-Apr-44 20-Apr-44 1966 Sunk as breakwater.
1209 Edward M House 21-Aug-43 23-Oct-43 04-Nov-43 Jan-70 On 29 Jun 1944, whilst travelling
with convoy EMC17, was
torpedoed by German submarine
U984 (commanded by Sieder) in
the English Channel (50.07
North 00.47 West). No fatalities.
Scrapped.
2469 Edward W Bok 14-Jan-44 12-Mar-44 27-Mar-44 Apr-70 Scrapped.
1221 Edwin G Weed 07-Dec-43 29-Jan-44 11-Feb-44 May-67 Scrapped.
1217 Elizabeth C Bellamy 10-Nov-43 21-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 US reserve fleet.
2486 Ethelbert Nevin 01-Jun-44 18-Jul-44 31-Jul-44 Mar-60 Scrapped.
2488 Filipp Mazzei 15-Jun-44 31-Jul-44 15-Aug-44 Mar-60 Scrapped.
1195 Francis Asbury 12-Sep-42 17-Apr-43 05-Jun-43 03-Dec-44 Struck mine in North Sea (51.21
North 03.00 East). 10 crew and
7 Armed Guard lost. Beached.
2513 Fred C Stebbins 24-Nov-44 30-Dec-44 11-Jan-45 1961 Reported 'disposed of' by US
Navy.
2517 Fred Herrling 23-Dec-44 30-Jan-45 10-Feb-45 May-69 Scrapped.
2503 Frederic W Galbraith 30-Sep-44 02-Nov-44 14-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
1202 George Dewey 08-May-43 05-Aug-43 27-Aug-43 US reserve fleet.
2476 George E Merrick 20-Mar-44 04-May-44 21-May-44 In 1961 was renamed the
Panagia Kounistra. Fate
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No.
2501 George E Waldo 18-Sep-44 23-Oct-44 31-Oct-44 In 1969 was renamed the
Reliance Serenity. Fate
unknown.
1208 Grant Wood 06-Aug-43 14-Oct-43 26-Oct-43 In 1947 was renamed the
Orsolina. Fate unknown.
2512 Grover C Hutcherson 21-Nov-44 22-Dec-44 31-Dec-44 US reserve fleet.
2502 Harald Torsvik 25-Sep-44 28-Oct-44 06-Nov-44 Apr-68 Laid down as the Henry B Plant.
Scrapped.
2514 Harold A Jordan 30-Nov-44 06-Jan-45 17-Jan-45 1966 Scrapped.
1210 Harvey Cushing 05-Sep-43 31-Oct-43 11-Nov-43 20-Sep-65 Ran aground and declared CTL.
2482 Hendrik Willem Van 05-May-44 14-Jun-44 02-Jul-44 May-65 Scrapped.
Loon
2510 Henry B Plant 09-Nov-44 11-Dec-44 19-Dec-44 05-Feb-45 Whilst travelling with convoy
TAM71 was torpedoed by
German submarine U245
(commanded by Schumann-
Hindenberg) off Ramsgate
(51.22 North 02.00 East). 9 crew
and 7 Armed Guard killed.
2489 Henry Hadley 26-Jun-44 08-Aug-44 22-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
2467 Henry S Sanford 22-Dec-43 19-Feb-44 04-Mar-44 US reserve fleet.
1201 Henry Watterson 19-Apr-43 21-Jul-43 18-Aug-43 13-Dec-61 Ran aground and declared CTL.
2480 Hugh J Kilpatrick 21-Apr-44 31-May-44 22-Jun-44 Apr-69 Scrapped.
2491 Irvin S Cobb 13-Jul-44 22-Aug-44 31-Aug-44 1967 Scrapped.
2506 Isaac M Singer 17-Oct-44 19-Nov-44 27-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
2509 Isaac Mayer Wise 03-Nov-44 06-Dec-44 15-Dec-44 US reserve fleet.
2477 James K Paulding 30-Mar-44 12-May-44 30-May-44 Nov-64 Scrapped.
2468 James L Ackerson 01-Jan-44 29-Feb-44 16-Mar-44 Mar-67 Scrapped.
2484 Jasper F Cropsey 19-May-44 30-Jun-44 20-Jul-44 Nov-67 Scrapped.
2497 Jerry S Foley 23-Aug-44 29-Sep-44 11-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.
1220 John Einig 01-Dec-43 14-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 Mar-69 Scrapped.
1194 John Gorrie 29-Aug-42 27-Mar-43 24-May-43 Sep-67 Scrapped.
2496 John H Mcintosh 16-Aug-44 23-Sep-44 30-Sep-44 US reserve fleet.
1196 John J Crittenden 15-Oct-42 07-May-43 24-Jun-43 Mar-68 Scrapped.
2515 John Miller 07-Dec-44 15-Jan-45 24-Jan-45 US reserve fleet.
1200 John Philip Sousa 29-Mar-43 04-Jul-43 06-Aug-43 30-Sep-65 Ran aground and declared CTL.
2494 John Ringling 01-Aug-44 10-Sep-44 23-Sep-44 US reserve fleet.
1207 John S Mosby 22-Jul-43 03-Oct-43 16-Oct-43 US reserve fleet.
2505 Junius Smith 11-Oct-44 14-Nov-44 22-Nov-44 Nov-65 Scrapped.

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2508 Louis Bamberger 28-Oct-44 29-Nov-44 08-Dec-44 In 1968 was renamed the
Reliance Amity. Fate unknown.
1214 Matar 16-Oct-43 30-Nov-43 10-Dec-43 Laid down as the Napoleon B
Broward. Taken over by US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
2470 Melucta 21-Jan-44 20-Mar-44 31-Mar-44 Apr-70 Laid down as the Thomas A
McGinley. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
1218 Menkar 17-Nov-43 31-Dec-43 17-Jan-44 May-64 Laid down as the John White.
Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
2495 Michael Dekovats 09-Aug-44 16-Sep-44 27-Sep-44 US reserve fleet.
2499 Morris C Feinstone 05-Sep-44 10-Oct-44 22-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.
2492 Negley D Cochran 19-Jul-44 29-Aug-44 10-Sep-44 16-Jun-69 Sank off Brazil.
2516 Niki 12-Dec-44 21-Jan-45 31-Jan-45 21-Nov-65 Laid down as the James H
Courts. Broke anchor chain and
ran aground. Declared CTL.
2481 Noah Brown 28-Apr-44 08-Jun-44 28-Jun-44 Jan-69 Scrapped.
1216 Owen Wister 02-Nov-43 14-Dec-43 24-Dec-43 Dec-64 Scrapped.
1193 Ponce De Leon 15-Aug-42 14-Mar-43 30-Apr-43 Oct-62 Scrapped.
2471 Propus 31-Jan-44 29-Mar-44 10-Apr-44 22-May-51 Laid down as the Frederick
Tresca. Taken over by US Navy.
Caught fire, declared CTL
2479 Raymond Clapper 17-Apr-44 22-May-44 13-Jun-44 05-Jul-66 Sprang leak, abandoned and
presumed sank.
2473 Richard K Call 21-Feb-44 15-Apr-44 28-Apr-44 Jan-70 Scrapped.
1199 Richard Montgomery 15-Mar-43 15-Jun-43 29-Jul-43 20-Aug-44 Bombed in Thames Estuary, ran
aground and broke in two. No
fatalities.
2498 Robert Mills 30-Aug-44 05-Oct-44 14-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.
1198 Robert Y Hayne 02-Nov-42 29-May-43 20-Jul-43 In 1958 was renamed the
Centerport. Fate unknown.
1219 Royal S Copeland 24-Nov-43 11-Jan-44 22-Jan-44 14-Jun-67 Caught fire. Later scrapped.
1204 Rufus C Dawes 31-May-43 04-Sep-43 18-Sep-43 Mar-68 Scrapped.
1213 Shaula 04-Oct-43 23-Nov-43 04-Dec-43 Jan-69 Laid down as the James
Screven. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
1197 Sidney Lanier 22-Oct-42 21-May-43 07-Jul-43 Aug-61 Scrapped.
2518 Spetsae 08-Jan-45 12-Feb-45 24-Feb-45 May-69 Laid down as the Thomas L
Haley. Scrapped.
2483 Stephen Beasley 13-May-44 24-Jun-44 13-Jul-44 Mar-61 Scrapped.

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2507 Telfair Stockton 24-Oct-44 23-Nov-44 30-Nov-44 In 1969 was renamed the Sfakia.
Fate unknown.
2478 Thomas J Lyons 07-Apr-44 18-May-44 02-Jun-44 Nov-63 Scrapped.
1205 Thomas Sully 16-Jun-43 11-Sep-43 27-Sep-43 Apr-63 Scrapped.
2487 W S Jennings 09-Jun-44 25-Jul-44 09-Aug-44 Mar-70 Scrapped.
2511 Walter M Christiansen 15-Nov-44 16-Dec-44 27-Dec-44 May-67 Scrapped.
1203 William Byrd 24-May-43 20-Aug-43 05-Sep-43 US reserve fleet.
2485 William Crane Gray 23-May-44 12-Jul-44 27-Jul-44 US reserve fleet.

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Hull
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No.
111 A P Hill 13-Aug-42 15-Oct-42 31-Oct-42 Oct-65 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1960 Albert S Burleson 14-Sep-43 28-Oct-43 11-Nov-43 US reserve fleet.
1963 Alderamin 05-Oct-43 13-Nov-43 25-Nov-43 1965 Laid down as the J S Cullinan.
Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
117 Amelia Earhart 19-Oct-42 18-Dec-42 31-Dec-42 In 1965 was renamed the
Jiading. Fate unknown.
2427 Andrew Briscoe 22-Nov-43 08-Jan-44 22-Jan-44 Feb-69 Scrapped.
2937 Andrew W Preston 09-May-44 12-Jun-44 21-Jun-44 Sep-69 Scrapped.
2944 Angus McDonald 05-Jun-44 12-Jul-44 24-Jul-44 Oct-69 Scrapped.
2430 Anna H Branch 19-Jan-44 02-Mar-44 15-Mar-44 03-Jun-68 Stranded and caught fire on
Bissagos Island.
850 Anson Jones 01-Apr-43 14-May-43 30-May-43 1969 Scrapped.
2967 Anson Mills 09-Sep-44 17-Oct-44 27-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.
2930 Arthur St Clair 05-Apr-44 15-May-44 26-May-44 May-63 Scrapped.
844 Benito Juarez 01-Mar-43 14-Apr-43 30-Apr-43 11-Sep-66 Grounded leaving Singapore.
Laid up, later scrapped.
101 Benjamin Bourne 03-Apr-42 03-Jul-42 04-Aug-42 Nov-69 Scrapped.
107 Benjamin Huntington 04-Jul-42 11-Sep-42 30-Sep-42 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
855 Benjamin R Milam 24-Apr-43 03-Jun-43 21-Jun-43 Oct-68 Temporarily converted to
troopship. On 8 Mar 1945
suffered explosion in boiler room.
Vessel sank, but raised and
repaired. Scrapped.
2994 Bernard L Rodman 30-Dec-44 02-Feb-45 13-Feb-45 29-Mar-68 Ran aground off Mexico.
2935 Betram G Goodhue 29-Apr-44 04-Jun-44 15-Jun-44 1967 Scrapped.
116 Big Foot Wallace 12-Oct-42 12-Dec-42 30-Dec-42 Aug-65 Laid down as the Fitzhugh Lee.
Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped. Texas
Maritime Academy granted
builder's nameplate.
2938 Brigadeer General 12-May-44 15-Jun-44 26-Jun-44 1964 Laid down as the Nathaniel
Alfred J Lyon Scudder. Taken over by US
Army and converted to Aircraft
Repair ship. In 1964 was
converted to depot ship. Fate
unknown.
2925 Brigadeir General Asa 15-Mar-44 25-Apr-44 05-May-44 Laid down as the Richard
N Duncan O'Brien. Taken over by US
Army and converted to aircraft
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2947 Carlos J Finlay 16-Jun-44 25-Jul-44 07-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
118 Champ Clark 02-Nov-42 30-Dec-42 14-Jan-43 1958 Scrapped.
2426 Charles Goodnight 19-Nov-43 05-Jan-44 19-Jan-44 Dec-68 Scrapped.
3001 Charles H Lanham 25-Jan-45 07-Mar-45 17-Mar-45 Dec-67 Scrapped.
2909 Charles J Finger 08-Dec-43 28-Jan-44 09-Feb-44 In 1966 was renamed the
Samudra Vijay. Fate unknown.
2974 Charles L McNary 11-Oct-44 16-Nov-44 25-Nov-44 Apr-66 Scrapped.
2420 Charles Morgan 20-Oct-43 30-Nov-43 11-Dec-43 10-Jun-44 Whilst off Utah beach was
bombed and sunk by German
aircraft. 1 crew and 7 US Army
personnel lost.
2919 Christopher S 18-Feb-44 27-Mar-44 07-Apr-44 Nov-63 Scrapped.
Flanagan
2972 Clarence Roberts 03-Oct-44 08-Nov-44 17-Nov-44 Jan-64 Sold for scrap.
2998 Clifford E Ashby 13-Jan-45 17-Feb-45 28-Feb-45 Sep-69 Scrapped.
2981 Clyde Austin Dunning 08-Nov-44 14-Dec-44 22-Dec-44 Nov-69 Scrapped.
102 Daniel Carroll 24-Apr-42 11-Jul-42 11-Aug-42 Mar-60 Scrapped.
106 Daniel Hiester 09-Jun-42 22-Aug-42 15-Sep-42 US reserve fleet.
2988 Daniel L Johnston 04-Dec-44 10-Jan-45 20-Jan-45 Feb-63 Scrapped.
845 David G Burnet 06-Mar-43 17-Apr-43 08-May-43 Jun-64 Scrapped.
100 David S Terry 23-Oct-41 29-May-42 16-Jul-42 US reserve fleet.
1948 David Wilmot 13-Jul-43 26-Aug-43 14-Sep-43 Dec-68 Scrapped.
96 Davy Crockett 18-Jul-41 19-Apr-42 02-Jun-42 Converted to pipelaying vessel in
1969. Fate unknown.
859 E A Peden 15-May-43 24-Jun-43 10-Jul-43 25-Sep-69 Collided and sank in Indio
Channel.
853 Edward Burleson 15-Apr-43 27-May-43 11-Jun-43 Apr-63 Scrapped.
2959 Edward G Janeway 05-Aug-44 14-Sep-44 26-Sep-44 30-Dec-63 Weather damage, later
scrapped.
3003 Edward N Hinton 02-Feb-45 15-Mar-45 28-Mar-45 Jun-69 Scrapped.
2970 Edwin S Nettleton 23-Sep-44 28-Oct-44 09-Nov-44 US reserve fleet.
1946 Edwin W Moore 06-Jul-43 19-Aug-43 31-Aug-43 Mar-60 Scrapped.
2933 Eleazar Lord 19-Apr-44 26-May-44 07-Jun-44 1967 Scrapped.
2976 Eleftheria 18-Oct-44 22-Nov-44 30-Nov-44 23-Mar-45 Laid down as the I B Perrine.
Struck mine in North Sea.
1950 Erastus Smith 19-Jul-43 06-Sep-43 25-Sep-43 Sep-67 Scrapped.
2924 Felipi Debastrop 11-Mar-44 19-Apr-44 29-Apr-44 Feb-61 Scrapped.
838 Fitzhugh Lee 29-Jan-43 16-Mar-43 31-Mar-43 Sep-59 Scrapped.
2969 Francis B Ogden 20-Sep-44 24-Oct-44 04-Nov-44 Aug-65 Scrapped.

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3000 Francis E Siltz 20-Jan-45 24-Feb-45 09-Mar-45 05-Jan-61 Ran aground off Manila,
declared CTL.
2961 Frederic E Ives 17-Aug-44 23-Sep-44 04-Oct-44 Aug-68 Scrapped.
1942 Frederick H Newell 16-Jun-43 26-Jul-43 13-Aug-43 Mar-68 Scrapped.
851 Frederick L Dau 06-Apr-43 17-May-43 31-May-43 Apr-69 Scrapped.
1947 George Bellows 07-Jul-43 21-Aug-43 04-Sep-43 Dec-69 Scrapped.
1937 George C Childress 25-May-43 05-Jul-43 17-Jul-43 27-Jul-67 Ran aground off Koronje Island.
841 George E Pickett 16-Feb-43 31-Mar-43 19-Apr-43 Mar-69 Scrapped.
1939 George P Garrison 31-May-43 12-Jul-43 27-Jul-43 US reserve fleet.
2915 George Steers 22-Jan-44 04-Mar-44 17-Mar-44 1961 Scrapped.
1954 George W Lively 16-Aug-43 04-Oct-43 15-Oct-43 Jun-66 Scrapped.
2932 Gus W Darnell 14-Apr-44 22-May-44 31-May-44 Jun-54 On 21 Nov 44 was torpedoed by
aircraft off Samar Island. No
fatalities. Scrapped.
2980 Harold D Whitehead 03-Nov-44 07-Dec-44 16-Dec-44 Dec-69 Scrapped.
2424 Harry Percy 11-Nov-43 18-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 07-Mar-47 Ran aground on Goodwin Sands
and broke in two.
1953 Harvey C Miller 11-Aug-43 28-Sep-43 12-Oct-43 Feb-60 Scrapped.
1966 Henry Austin 16-Oct-43 26-Nov-43 08-Dec-43 Oct-64 Scrapped.
2927 Henry D Lindsley 23-Mar-44 03-May-44 15-May-44 US reserve fleet.
2921 Henry M Robert 24-Feb-44 04-Apr-44 15-Apr-44 Mar-68 Scrapped.
2960 Herbert D Croly 11-Aug-44 20-Sep-44 30-Sep-44 US reserve fleet.
110 Houston Volunteers 03-Aug-42 06-Oct-42 28-Oct-42 1966 Scrapped.
2954 Howard L Gibson 18-Jul-44 25-Aug-44 06-Sep-44 14-Oct-44 Collided with tanker and caught
fire off Madeira (34.07 North
21.24 West). No fatalities.
Declared CTL.
2951 Ida Straus 01-Jul-44 10-Aug-44 22-Aug-44 Mar-60 Scrapped.
2957 Irving Babbitt 29-Jul-44 05-Sep-44 21-Sep-44 Sep-61 Scrapped.
2431 Isaac Van Zandt 10-Feb-44 18-Mar-44 30-Mar-44 23-May-66 Loaded with old ammunition for
seismic experiment, however
broke free of tow and drifted for
several hours. Eventually sank
similar to original plan.
2964 J D Yeager 30-Aug-44 06-Oct-44 16-Oct-44 Apr-67 Scrapped.
114 J E B Stuart 22-Sep-42 20-Nov-42 08-Dec-42 Jul-69 Scrapped.

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1938 J Pinckney Henderson 28-May-43 06-Jul-43 23-Jul-43 18-Aug-43 Whilst carrying flammable cargo
collided with tanker J H Senior,
carrying aviation fuel. 34 crew
and 25 Armed Guard killed. In
the horrific fire only nine people
(from both ships) survived. Fires
burned for three weeks.
2949 Jacob A Westervelt 24-Jun-44 02-Aug-44 15-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
2979 Jacob Chandler Harper 30-Oct-44 04-Dec-44 14-Dec-44 Mar-70 Scrapped.
2912 Jacob Perkins 20-Dec-43 13-Feb-44 25-Feb-44 17-Jul-66 Ran aground off Onahama, later
scrapped.
848 James B Bonham 20-Mar-43 04-May-43 21-May-43 Nov-66 Scrapped.
831 James Barbour 19-Dec-42 10-Feb-43 25-Feb-43 Temporarily converted to
troopship. US reserve fleet.
271 James Bowie 19-Aug-42 27-Oct-42 16-Nov-42 US reserve fleet.
852 James E Haviland 12-Apr-43 24-May-43 08-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
2982 James Kyron Walker 13-Nov-44 15-Dec-44 23-Dec-44 US reserve fleet.
112 James Longstreet 24-Aug-42 31-Oct-42 20-Nov-42 27-Oct-43 Ran aground off New Jersey,
refloated and sunk as gunnery
target.
836 James M Porter 08-Jan-43 28-Feb-43 14-Mar-43 Oct-61 Scrapped.
274 James Madison 28-Oct-42 21-Dec-42 06-Jan-43 May-66 Scrapped.
2986 James Roy Wells 25-Nov-44 03-Jan-45 13-Jan-45 Feb-68 Scrapped.
849 James W Fannin 30-Mar-43 12-May-43 27-May-43 28-Nov-66 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Ran aground off
Halifax.
847 Jane Long 17-Mar-43 30-Apr-43 17-May-43 US reserve fleet.
270 Jeremiah Wadsworth 23-Jun-42 07-Sep-42 24-Sep-42 27-Nov-42 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed by German
submarine U178 (commanded
by Ibbeken) off South Africa
(39.25 South 22.23 East). No
fatalities.
1945 Jesse Billingsley 01-Jul-43 14-Aug-43 28-Aug-43 03-Feb-69 Broke down in storm off Azores
with hull leaking. Sold and
scrapped.
833 Joel R Poinsett 31-Dec-42 19-Feb-43 28-Feb-43 04-Mar-44 Broke in two in the North Atlantic
(43.30 North 56.30 West). Aft
section turned in to depot ship.
No fatalities.
829 John Armstrong 03-Dec-42 28-Jan-43 12-Feb-43 Jul-64 Scrapped.
2939 John B Hamilton 16-May-44 19-Jun-44 29-Jun-44 US reserve fleet.
115 John B Hood 05-Oct-42 02-Dec-42 19-Dec-42 Mar-65 Temporarily converted to
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834 John Bell 07-Jan-43 24-Feb-43 11-Mar-43 26-Aug-43 Whilst travelling with convoy
UGS14 was torpedoed by
German submarine U410
(commanded by Fenski) off
Sardinia (37.15 North 08.24
East). 1 crew killed.
835 John C Spencer 13-Jan-43 05-Mar-43 17-Mar-43 1962 Scrapped.
2908 John G Tod 01-Dec-43 21-Jan-44 31-Jan-44 In 1969 was renamed the
Platres. Fate unknown.
2916 John Gibbon 29-Jan-44 10-Mar-44 22-Mar-44 Jul-68 Scrapped.
832 John H Eaton 22-Dec-42 15-Feb-43 28-Feb-43 Mar-68 Scrapped.
1943 John H Reagan 21-Jun-43 06-Aug-43 20-Aug-43 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2920 John Ireland 23-Feb-44 30-Mar-44 12-Apr-44 Mar-67 Scrapped.
108 John Laurance 13-Jul-42 18-Sep-42 08-Oct-42 Jul-63 Scrapped.
2991 John Martin Miller 15-Dec-44 19-Jan-45 31-Jan-45 US reserve fleet.
857 John Mary Odin 05-May-43 15-Jun-43 29-Jun-43 May-61 Scrapped.
2421 John W Gates 25-Oct-43 07-Dec-43 17-Dec-43 Oct-68 Scrapped.
2965 Johnny Appleseed 02-Sep-44 11-Oct-44 20-Oct-44 Mar-64 Scrapped.
2429 Jose G Benitez 22-Dec-43 17-Feb-44 29-Feb-44 02-Jan-67 Collided in the Red Sea.
Beached.
1951 Jose Navarro 27-Jul-43 13-S ep-43 30-Sep-43 26-Dec-43 Torpedoed by German
submarine U178 (commanded
by Spahr) in the Indian Ocean
(08.20 North 70.35 East). No
fatalities.
113 Joseph E Johnston 15-Sep-42 16-Nov-42 30-Nov-42 May-69 Scrapped.
119 Joseph T Robinson 17-Nov-42 06-Jan-43 16-Jan-43 Apr-67 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1952 Joshua A Leach 07-Aug-43 24-Sep-43 06-Oct-43 17-Dec-67 Ran aground off Split and
declared CTL.
2934 Juan N Seguin 26-Apr-44 31-May-44 12-Jun-44 Sep-66 Scrapped.
839 Jubal A Early 06-Feb-43 19-Mar-43 08-Apr-43 Jun-68 Scrapped.
2923 Julius Olsen 06-Mar-44 14-Apr-44 26-Apr-44 Jan-67 Hull cracked, later scrapped.
2911 Katharine L Bates 18-Dec-43 09-Feb-44 21-Feb-44 Apr-69 Scrapped.
2914 Keith Palmer 10-Jan-44 23-Feb-44 09-Mar-44 Aug-68 Scrapped.
2948 Kyle V Johnson 20-Jun-44 28-Jul-44 10-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
1958 L H McNelly 01-Sep-43 19-Oct-43 30-Oct-43 13-Aug-67 No contact with vessel,
presumed wrecked off Rowlett
Island.
273 Lambert Cadwalader 08-Sep-42 16-Nov-42 28-Nov-42 Jan-60 Temporarily converted to
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2943 Laura Drake Gill 01-Jun-44 08-Jul-44 19-Jul-44 Feb-67 Scrapped.
2999 Lektor Garbo 19-Jan-45 23-Feb-45 07-Mar-45 Laid down as the Alfred L
Baxley. In 1960 was renamed
the Kalu. Fate unknown.
2995 Leonardo L Romero 04-Jan-45 04-Feb-45 16-Feb-45 Jul-69 Scrapped.
2989 Lloyd S Carlson 07-Dec-44 13-Jan-45 23-Jan-45 Mar-69 Scrapped.
2953 Lorado Taft 13-Jul-44 19-Aug-44 30-Aug-44 Sep-66 Scrapped.
854 Lorenzo DeZavala 19-Apr-43 29-May-43 14-Jun-43 Oct-64 Scrapped.
1959 Lucien B Maxwell 07-Sep-43 23-Oct-43 06-Nov-43 06-Aug-45 Ran aground in Seine Estuary.
2918 Major General Robert 14-Feb-44 22-Mar-44 05-Apr-44 Apr-60 Laid down as the Daniel E
Olds Garrett. Taken over by US Army
and converted to aircraft repair
ship. Scrapped.
858 Mary Austin 13-May-43 19-Jun-43 30-Jun-43 US reserve fleet.
1965 Matthew J O'Brien 12-Oct-43 20-Nov-43 30-Nov-43 Jul-66 Scrapped.
97 Matthew Maury 25-Jul-41 29-Apr-42 17-Jun-42 Mar-61 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2958 Michael J Owens 03-Aug-44 09-Sep-44 23-Sep-44 Jan-62 Weather damage, later
scrapped.
99 Michael J Stone 23-Oct-41 22-May-42 30-Jun-42 Mar-60 Scrapped.
2928 Minor C Keith 28-Mar-44 08-May-44 19-May-44 Jul-69 Scrapped.
267 Mirabeau B Lamar 30-Dec-41 19-Jun-42 28-Jul-42 Jan-63 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2910 Morris Sheppard 13-Dec-43 03-Feb-44 15-Feb-44 Converted to floating warehouse
in 1966. Fate unknown.
843 Moses Austin 25-Feb-43 10-Apr-43 25-Apr-43 Jul-69 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2940 Nathaniel Silsbee 18-May-44 23-Jun-44 30-Jun-44 US reserve fleet.
2975 Navarchos 14-Oct-44 18-Nov-44 28-Nov-44 20-Oct-64 Laid down as the Cyril G
Koundouriotis Hopkins. Ran aground off
French coast, declared CTL.
2929 Nicholas D Labadie 31-Mar-44 11-May-44 23-May-44 May-62 Scrapped.
103 Nicholas Gilman 04-May-42 25-Jul-42 19-Aug-42 1963 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2926 O B Martin 20-Mar-44 28-Apr-44 11-May-44 1973 Scrapped.
2936 Oliver Loving 04-May-44 06-Jun-44 17-Jun-44 Jan-70 Scrapped.
1940 Oran M Roberts 04-Jun-43 15-Jul-43 05-Aug-43 US reserve fleet.
1962 Oscar Chappell 29-Sep-43 10-Nov-43 20-Nov-43 Mar-58 Scrapped.
2973 Otis E Hall 07-Oct-44 13-Nov-44 21-Nov-44 Jan-68 Scrapped.
3002 Parsa 31-Jan-45 12-Mar-45 24-Mar-45 May-67 Laid down as the Mark A Davis.
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2966 Paul Bunyan 05-Sep-44 17-Oct-44 24-Oct-44 Jan-64 Sold for scrap.
2977 Paul David Jones 20-Oct-44 24-Nov-44 06-Dec-44 1967 Scrapped.
846 Pavo 08-Mar-43 23-Apr-43 12-May-43 Laid down as the James S Hogg.
Taken over by US Navy. US
reserve fleet.
1961 Phobos 25-Sep-43 06-Nov-43 17-Nov-43 Feb-70 Laid down as the Joseph H
Kibbey. Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
2971 Pontus H Ross 29-Sep-44 02-Nov-44 13-Nov-44 May-69 Scrapped.
1944 R M Williamson 25-Jun-43 10-Aug-43 24-Aug-43 05-May-59 Ran aground off Kuchino Shima.
2425 Rebecca Boone 14-Nov-43 21-Dec-43 31-Dec-43 In 1963 was renamed the Evmar.
Fate unknown.
2963 Richard J Hopkins 26-Aug-44 02-Oct-44 12-Oct-44 03-Feb-64 Hull failed off Yokohama.
840 Richard S Ewell 11-Feb-43 29-Mar-43 16-Apr-43 1965 Scrapped.
2956 Robert E Clarkson 26-Jul-44 02-Sep-44 16-Sep-44 Jan-65 Scrapped.
2913 Robert Henri 06-Jan-44 22-Feb-44 06-Jun-44 1958 Scrapped.
2968 Robert Neighbors 15-Sep-44 20-Oct-44 31-Oct-44 Feb-70 Scrapped.
2950 Robert S Lovett 28-Jun-44 05-Aug-44 17-Aug-44 Sep-65 Scrapped.
1941 Robert T Hill 09-Jun-43 17-Jul-43 07-Aug-43 May-63 Scrapped.
2941 Robert Watchorn 23-May-44 27-Jun-44 08-Jul-44 Mar-68 Scrapped.
2931 Rufus Choate 08-Apr-44 17-May-44 30-May-44 US reserve fleet.
2990 Russell R Jones 15-Dec-44 18-Jan-45 27-Jan-45 Feb-67 Scrapped.
2423 Sabik 08-Nov-43 17-Dec-43 29-Dec-43 Nov-61 Laid down as the William
Becknell. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
95 Sam Houston 18-Jul-41 29-Mar-42 27-May-42 28-Jun-42 Whilst travelling independently
was torpedoed and shelled by
German submarine U203
(commanded by Mützelburg) in
the West Indies (19.21 North
62.22 West). 8 crew killed.
1936 Sam Houston II 18-May-43 30-Jun-43 14-Jul-43 Dec-59 Scrapped.
104 Samuel Griffin 18-May-42 02-Aug-42 26-Aug-42 Nov-61 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
1949 Samuel H Walker 16-Jul-43 31-Aug-43 16-Sep-43 Oct-64 Scrapped.
2997 Samuel L Jeffery 11-Jan-45 13-Feb-45 24-Feb-45 06-Jan-45 Collided and declared CTL. 4
crew killed.
109 Samuel Livermore 27-Jul-42 22-Sep-42 20-Oct-42 Dec-59 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
856 Sidney Sherman 01-May-43 08-Jun-43 25-Jun-43 Aug-59 Scrapped.
276 Stephen C Foster 17-Nov-42 12-Jan-43 28-Jan-43 Jun-61 Scrapped.

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265 Stephen F Austin 23-Oct-41 22-May-42 13-Jul-42 Sep-67 Scrapped.
2922 Sul Ross 03-Mar-44 08-Apr-44 20-Apr-44 Feb-68 Scrapped.
2946 T E Mitchell 13-Jun-44 21-Jul-44 31-Jul-44 Jan-70 Scrapped.
268 Theodore Sedgwick 02-Jun-42 19-Aug-42 09-Sep-42 Mar-61 Scrapped.
2952 Thomas Bulfinch 08-Jul-44 16-Aug-44 26-Aug-44 US reserve fleet.
2955 Thomas Eakins 22-Jul-44 29-Aug-44 09-Sep-44 Aug-60 Scrapped.
105 Thomas Hartley 26-May-42 12-Aug-42 31-Aug-42 In 1966 was converted to floating
platform. Fate unknown.
272 Thomas J Rusk 03-Sep-42 11-Nov-42 26-Nov-42 US reserve fleet.
2917 Thomas Say 04-Feb-44 14-Mar-44 25-Mar-44 Jul-67 Scrapped.
269 Thomas T Tucker 16-Jun-42 31-Aug-42 21-Sep-42 28-Nov-42 Ran aground off Olifants Bosch
Point (34.16 South 18.23 East)
and broke in three on her maiden
voyage. No fatalities.
1955 Thomas W Gregory 20-Aug-43 06-Oct-43 19-Oct-43 Oct-69 Sold for scrap. Later caught fire
and scrapped locally.
2942 Tomas Guardia 27-May-44 30-Jun-44 12-Jul-44 1964 Scrapped.
2992 Wallace M Tyler 20-Dec-44 25-Jan-45 05-Feb-45 Nov-66 Scrapped.
2983 Walter Frederick Kraft 17-Nov-44 20-Dec-44 30-Dec-44 Jun-67 Scrapped.
2962 Walter Wellman 21-Aug-44 29-Sep-44 09-Oct-44 US reserve fleet.
2978 Will B Otwell 25-Oct-44 29-Nov-44 11-Dec-44 Dec-64 Scrapped.
1956 Will R Wood 23-Aug-43 11-Oct-43 25-Oct-43 Jun-61 Scrapped.
2996 Willard R Johnson 06-Jan-45 09-Feb-45 21-Feb-45 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2985 William Asa Carter 22-Nov-44 30-Dec-44 10-Jan-45 Dec-61 Scrapped.
266 William B Travis 30-Dec-41 12-Jun-42 22-Jul-42 Dec-64 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
828 William Eustis 23-Nov-42 21-Jan-43 31-Jan-43 17-Mar-43 Whilst travelling with convoy
HX229 was torpedoed by
German submarine U435
(commanded by Strelow) in the
North Atlantic (50.10 North 35.02
West). No fatalities.
830 William H Crawford 14-Dec-42 05-Feb-43 20-Feb-43 Dec-69 Scrapped.
2987 William K Kamaka 29-Nov-44 06-Jan-45 17-Jan-45 Dec-67 Scrapped.
275 William L Smith 12-Nov-42 06-Jan-43 20-Jan-43 Aug-64 Temporarily converted to
troopship. Scrapped.
2428 William M Eastland 27-Nov-43 18-Jan-44 29-Jan-44 1969 Scrapped.
1957 William M Rayburn 27-Aug-43 15-Oct-43 28-Oct-43 Oct-66 Scrapped.
842 William N Pendleton 20-Feb-43 05-Apr-43 23-Apr-43 US reserve fleet.
2984 William R Lewis 18-Nov-44 22-Dec-44 31-Dec-44 Jan-68 Scrapped.

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2993 William W Johnson 23-Dec-44 31-Jan-45 09-Feb-45 17-Apr-61 Grounded off Tobago, later
scrapped.
837 William Wilkins 22-Jan-43 06-Mar-43 22-Mar-43 Jun-63 Scrapped.
98 Winfield Scott 25-Jul-41 12-May-42 22-Jun-42 Jul-66 Scrapped.
2945 Wynn Seale 07-Jun-44 17-Jul-44 28-Jul-44 In 1964 was converted to crane
barge and renamed Ziddel's
Delight. Fate unknown.
2422 Zaniah 29-Oct-43 12-Dec-43 22-Dec-43 Laid down as the Anthony F
Lucas. Taken over by US Navy.
US reserve fleet.
1964 Zaurak 07-Oct-43 18-Nov-43 27-Nov-43 Jun-63 Laid down as the Hugh Young.
Taken over by US Navy.
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No.
3121 Cornelius Ford 07-Nov-43 19-Feb-44 22-May-44 US reserve fleet.
3120 Frank Gilbreth 04-Nov-43 03-Feb-44 22-Apr-44 Sep-69 Scrapped.
1460 James De Wolf 15-Aug-42 29-Apr-43 09-Jun-43 Jun-61 Scrapped.
3122 Jesse H Metcalf 13-Nov-43 03-Mar-44 31-May-44 US reserve fleet.
1458 John Clarke 11-Jul-42 25-Feb-43 12-Apr-43 Mar-67 Scrapped.
1461 Lyman Abbot 28-Nov-42 22-Apr-43 22-May-43 Jan-70 Scrapped.
3119 Melville Jacoby 27-Oct-43 18-Jan-44 31-Mar-44 13-Mar-61 Ran aground off Palos Verdes
Point. Declared CTL.
1462 Moses Brown 26-Feb-43 10-May-43 30-Jun-43 Sep-61 Scrapped.
3123 Nelson Aldrich 18-Nov-43 02-Apr-44 30-Apr-44 Nov-68 Scrapped.
1459 Samuel Gorton 28-Jul-42 06-Apr-43 06-May-43 Mar-68 Scrapped.
1457 William Coddington 27-Jun-42 27-Nov-42 13-Feb-43 Mar-67 Scrapped.

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California Shipbuilding Corp
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Name Laid Down Launched Completed End Date Notes
No.
1889 Alan Seeger 04-Sep-43 05-Oct-43 26-Oct-43 09-Aug-68 Whilst on way to breakers yard
was holed and sunk by surfacing
US nuclear missile submarine
Von Steuben.
1882 Albert J Berres 10-Aug-43 13-Sep-43 30-Sep-43 Dec-68 Scrapped.
1900 Armadillo 24-Sep-43 26-Oct-43 18-Nov-43 Laid down as the Sidney
Howard. Taken over by US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
1901 Beagle 27-Sep-43 29-Oct-43 20-Nov-43 Mar-69 Laid down as the David
Rittenhouse. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
1897 Byelgorod 18-Sep-43 19-Oct-43 12-Nov-43 Jan-69 Laid down as the Paul Dunbar.
Scrapped.
1902 Camel 30-Sep-43 31-Oct-43 22-Nov-43 1963 Laid down as the William H
Carruth. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
1903 Caribou 05-Oct-43 02-Nov-43 25-Nov-43 Nov-62 Laid down as the Nathaniel B
Palmer. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
1891 Carlton Ellis 10-Sep-43 11-Oct-43 29-Oct-43 Apr-67 Scrapped.
1892 Charlotte P Gilman 13-Sep-43 13-Oct-43 31-Oct-43 In 1944 was renamed the
Apsherson. In 1967 was
renamed the Halla. Fate
unknown.
1887 Christopher L Sholes 27-Aug-43 27-Sep-43 17-Oct-43 1966 Scrapped.
1904 Elk 09-Oct-43 06-Nov-43 26-Nov-43 12-Oct-60 Laid down as the William Winter.
Taken over by US Navy. Ran
aground, later scrapped.
1905 Gazelle 11-Oct-43 09-Nov-43 29-Nov-43 Sep-68 Laid down as the Cyrus K
Holliday. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
1906 Gemsbok 13-Oct-43 09-Nov-43 03-Dec-43 Mar-66 Laid down as the Carl R Gray.
Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
1907 Giraffe 14-Oct-43 11-Nov-43 12-Dec-43 Nov-67 Laid down as the Sanford B
Dole. Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
1894 Harvey W Wiley 15-Sep-43 15-Oct-43 31-Oct-43 Oct-69 Scrapped.
1881 Henry C Wallace 10-Jul-43 15-Aug-43 08-Sep-43 16-Nov-67 Declared CTL after engine room
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1890 Horace See 08-Sep-43 09-Oct-43 27-Oct-43 In 1964 was renamed the Maria
T. Fate unknown.
1908 Ibex 16-Oct-43 15-Nov-43 13-Dec-43 10-Sep-65 Laid down as the Nicholas
Longworth. Taken over by US
Navy. Driven ashore in typhoon.
1909 Jaguar 17-Oct-43 20-Nov-43 15-Dec-43 04-Jun-54 Laid down as the Charles T
Yerkes. Taken over by US
Navy. Ran aground off Bombay.
Declared CTL
1886 James Cook 18-Aug-43 21-Sep-43 14-Oct-43 16-Jun-67 Ran aground off Algeciras,
declared CTL.
1880 John Goode 04-Jul-43 10-Aug-43 04-Sep-43 Jun-67 Scrapped.
1895 John H Marion 16-Sep-43 17-Oct-43 07-Nov-43 Dec-67 Scrapped.
1896 John P Altgeld 17-Sep-43 18-Oct-43 08-Nov-43 Oct-69 Scrapped.
1884 Josiah G Holland 14-Aug-43 17-Sep-43 08-Oct-43 17-Oct-65 Lost propeller and grounded off
Adak.
1893 Morton Prince 13-Sep-43 14-Oct-43 31-Oct-43 In 1966 was renamed the Akiko.
Fate unknown.
1888 Orson D Munn 30-Aug-43 30-S ep-43 21-Oct-43 17-Jul-64 Ran aground off Callao, declared
CTL.
1885 Oscar F Barrett 16-Aug-43 18-Sep-43 11-Oct-43 In 1964 was renamed the Navia.
Fate unknown.
1883 Richard J Cleveland 11-Aug-43 15-Sep-43 04-Oct-43 1968 Scrapped.
1899 Schuyler Colfax 21-Sep-43 24-Oct-43 16-Nov-43 16-Aug-46 Ran aground off Hawaii. Taken
over by US Navy and later sunk
as target ship.
1898 Thomas H Gallaudet 19-Sep-43 21-Oct-43 13-Nov-43 25-Mar-69 Ran aground off Japan.

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Hull
Name Laid Down Launched Completed End Date Notes
No.
1742 William E Pendleton 11-Jul-43 01-Sep-43 25-Oct-43 04-Apr-69 Ran aground off Japan.
1921 Albert G Brown 03-Sep-43 18-Oct-43 30-Nov-43 Jun-60 Scrapped.
1916 Andrew A Humphreys 08-Aug-43 25-Sep-43 15-Nov-43 Nov-69 Scrapped.
1736 Andrew Marschalk 09-Jun-43 07-Aug-43 06-Oct-43 1974 Scrapped.
1925 Charles A Wickliffe 15-Sep-43 30-Oct-43 13-Dec-43 In 1968 was renamed the
Lavenham. Fate unknown.
1741 David Holmes 17-Jun-43 14-Aug-43 16-Oct-43 Aug-67 Scrapped.
1922 Eliza Jane Nicholson 27-Aug-43 09-Oct-43 17-Nov-43 04-Feb-65 Ran aground off San Benito
Islands, declared CTL.
1734 George W Kendall 19-May-43 10-Jul-43 13-Sep-43 Mar-68 Scrapped.
1744 Henry L Ellsworth 15-Jul-43 02-Sep-43 12-Nov-43 1968 Scrapped.
1924 Horace H Harvey 26-Sep-43 10-Nov-43 24-Dec-43 31-Dec-59 Ran aground off Singapore
1743 Irwin Russell 26-Jul-43 16-Sep-43 30-Oct-43 Feb-62 Scrapped.
1738 Jacob Thompson 07-Jun-43 05-Aug-43 08-Oct-43 1968 Scrapped.
1920 Jean Baptiste Le 18-Sep-43 31-Oct-43 08-Dec-43 23-Nov-61 Ran aground in Lake Superior,
Moyne later scrapped.
1737 John Stagg 18-May-43 07-Jul-43 04-Sep-43 Oct-68 Scrapped.
1917 Joseph Goldberger 01-Aug-43 14-Sep-43 31-Oct-43 Mar-69 Scrapped.
927 Judah Touro 20-Oct-43 05-Dec-43 15-Jan-44 Sep-67 Scrapped.
1923 Kangaroo 28-Sep-43 06-Nov-43 17-Dec-43 Mar-69 Laid down as the Paul Tulane.
Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
1740 Lafcadio Hearn 07-Jun-43 31-Jul-43 28-Sep-43 1969 Scrapped.
1926 Leopard 05-Oct-43 15-Nov-43 24-Dec-43 14-Jul-65 Laid down as the William B
Bankhead. Taken over by US
Navy. Struck submerged object,
declared CTL.
1735 Mary Ashley Townsend 03-Jun-43 25-Jul-43 22-Sep-43 1968 Scrapped.
1928 Moose 01-Nov-43 17-Dec-43 27-Jan-44 05-Sep-64 Laid down as the Mason L
Weems. Taken over by US
Navy. Grounded in Hong Kong,
later scrapped.
1918 Oscar S Straus 16-Aug-43 04-Oct-43 22-Nov-43 In 1967 was renamed the
Popeye. Fate unknown.
1929 Panda 19-Oct-43 03-Dec-43 31-Dec-44 Feb-68 Laid down as the Opie Read.
Taken over by US Navy.
Scrapped.
1930 Porcupine 11-Oct-43 24-Dec-43 29-Dec-43 30-Dec-44 Laid down as the Leif Ericson.
Taken over by US Navy. Sunk
by Kamikazi off Mindoro.

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1931 Raccoon 07-Nov-43 23-Dec-44 31-Jan-44 Nov-68 Laid down as the J C W
Beckham. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
1745 Reginald A Fessenden 08-Jul-43 26-Aug-43 20-Oct-43 24-Oct-63 Collided off Lisbon, later
scrapped.
1932 Stag 13-Nov-43 07-Jan-43 16-Feb-44 Laid down as the Norman O
Pedrick. Taken over by US
Navy. US reserve fleet.
1919 Thomas F Cunningham 02-Sep-43 15-Oct-43 22-Nov-43 Nov-67 Scrapped.
1739 Tobias E Stansbury 25-May-43 14-Jul-43 16-Sep-43 In 1967 was converted to fish
factory ship. Fate unknown.
1933 Whippet 31-Oct-43 15-Dec-43 13-Jan-44 Laid down as the Eugene W
Hilgard. Taken over by US
Navy. In 1965 was renamed the
Nervion. Fate unknown.
1934 Wildcat 16-Nov-42 07-Jan-43 16-Feb-43 Mar-68 Laid down as the Leon
Godchaux. Taken over by US
Navy. Scrapped.
1746 William Crompton 06-Aug-43 23-Sep-43 17-Nov-43 Apr-69 Scrapped.

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Hull
Name Laid Down Launched Completed End Date Notes
No.
2857 Banner Seam 09-Apr-45 12-Jun-45 31-Jul-45 Jul-62 Scrapped.
2852 Beckley Seam 21-Mar-45 17-May-45 18-Jul-45 Converted to barge in 1963 and
renamed the Eastern 3. Fate
unknown.
2849 Bon Air Seam 08-Feb-45 07-Apr-45 31-May-45 Oct-65 Scrapped.
2856 Chilton Seam 19-Apr-45 16-Jun-45 17-Aug-45 May-63 Scrapped.
2854 Eagle Seam 04-Apr-45 02-Jun-45 25-Jul-45 In 1947 was renamed the Marine
Transport. Fate unknown.
2860 Freeport Seam 18-May-45 30-Jul-45 29-Sep-45 Jan-63 Scrapped.
2850 Glamorgan Seam 22-Feb-45 18-Apr-45 07-Jun-45 Jul-68 Scrapped.
2832 Herrin Seam 01-Mar-45 25-Apr-45 25-Jun-45 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2859 Imboden Seam 23-Apr-45 28-Jun-45 25-Aug-45 In 1947 was renamed the
Reading. Fate unknown.
2816 Jagger Seam 15-Sep-44 18-Dec-44 12-Mar-45 Aug-68 Scrapped.
2848 Jellico Seam 13-Jun-45 14-Aug-45 10-Oct-45 Apr-67 Scrapped.
2846 Jewell Seam 06-Feb-45 03-Apr-45 24-May-45 Dec-67 Scrapped.
2836 La Salle Seam 20-Nov-44 24-Jan-45 31-Mar-45 Mar-68 Scrapped.
2842 Linton Seam 12-Dec-44 21-Feb-45 17-Apr-45 Jul-64 Scrapped.
2847 Merrimac Seam 12-Jan-45 13-Mar-45 08-May-45 US reserve fleet.
2861 Mingo Seam 09-May-45 17-Jul-45 24-Sep-45 Jun-67 Scrapped.
2862 Pittsburgh Seam 30-Apr-45 11-Jul-45 12-Sep-45 In 1962 was converted to a
barge. Fate unknown.
2853 Pocahontas Seam 01-Mar-45 28-Apr-45 30-Jun-45 In 1970 was renamed the
Slavianka. Fate unknown.
2855 Powellton Seam 14-Mar-45 08-May-45 09-Jul-45 Mar-63 Scrapped.
2844 Redstone Seam 25-Jan-45 20-Mar-45 16-May-45 Apr-65 Scrapped.
2858 Roda Seam 18-Jun-45 25-Aug-45 13-Oct-45 In 1964 was renamed the Algol.
Fate unknown.
2824 Sewanee Seam 19-Dec-44 28-Feb-45 27-Apr-45 25-Dec-69 After being converted to barge,
adrift from tow and ran aground.
2851 Sewell Seam 23-Feb-45 21-Apr-45 16-Jun-45 Converted to barge in 1964 and
renamed the Eastern 4. Fate
unknown.
2840 Streator Seam 26-Apr-45 29-Jun-45 31-Aug-45 22-Jan-69 After being converted to barge,
adrift from tow and ran aground.

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