The 1975 John P. Mitchell 2794 Robert W. Bingham 1603 Christopher Greenup 2011 Thomas A. Hendricks 2428 William M. Eastland 2721 William Ford Nichols 2621 Samconstant 2843 Donald S. Wright 0098 Winfield Scott Though British in concept, the design was adapted by the United States for its simple, low-cost construction. 1761 William S. Thayer 1459 Samuel Gorton Operation Overlord, the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 (D-Day) included "Operation Neptune" the water transportation of men and equipment to Normandy.The initial assault ships could carry 160,000 troops and 16,000 vehicles. 1906 Carl R. Gray 2999 Lektor Garbo planned name Alfred L. Baxlay 2938 Nathaniel Scudder 2758 John F. Shafroth During the peak 3042 Lot M. Morill 2002 John Branch 0974 William Pepper 1705 Floyd Bennett 1968 Robert F. Hoke 2973 Otis E. HalI more oil (due to the US entry in to the war) and offset the large 2891 Edward J. Berwind 2267 John Roach 0622 Samuel D. Ingham 2740 Nathan S. Davis 0429 Nathaniel Bowditch 1516 Robert R. Livingston 1850 Frederick Banting 0926 Thaddeus Kosciuszko 2479 Raymond Clapper 0261 Richard Stockton 3137 James G. Squires 0299 Francis Drake 1651 Josiah Nelson Cushing 0684 Louis McLane 0640 Samuel Gompers I 0675 Benjamin Ide Wheeler 2580 Samuel V. Stewart 1061 Hoke Smith 2510 Henry B. 1490 William B. 0961 Santiago Igleslas 0999 Charles Bulfinch Some owners demanded a tall circular funnel while others wanted a squat pear-shape structure. 1678 Finley Peter Dunne 0063 John Sergeant 1713 Frank D. Phinney 0647 George G. Meade 2181 Peter Trumble Rowe 3071 Liguria plates and structural members could be used for the hull, although 0503 Morrison R. Waite 3024 Samsmola 1030 James McHenry So if you are looking for a particular ship or unit, you will have to use the FIND function in your browser. 0910 Waigstill Avery Putting it in perspective, 1,088 Curtis Hawk fighters , approximately 1038 William M. Evarts 2839 Frank E. Spencer Vintage bunk beds in WWII Liberty Ship troop transport in black. 1784 Henry Lomb 0563 Gideon Welles 3077 Thomas F. Meagher 0664 Benjamin R. Curtis 2978 Will B. Otwell 1536 Frederic C. Howe 0480 J. H. Kinkaid It also delivered milk to the community and supplied them with tools, trucks, and furniture on credit. 2439 Clark Howell 0550 George Abernathy 2260 William D. Hoard 0720 Lydia M. Child During the war, a Liberty Ship could be built in about two weeks at a Kaiser yard. 0962 John Banvard 1986 Hilary A. Herbert 2491 Irvin S. Cobb 0645 Malcolm M. Stewart 2827 Martin Behrman 1652 John Burroughs second mast), or the arrangements changed from those described above (such 1107 Charles E. Duryea 0482 Sheldon Jackson 1943 John H. Reagan 0274 James Madison 2518 Thomas L. Haley 0960 John J. ship. 2557 Carole Lombard A Liberty ship could carry 217,000 crates of 75mm gun shells. 0283 John Hathorn 0679 Luis Arguollo 0293 John A. Sutter 2030 Samuel A. Worcester 1010 John Wanamaker 1714 William H. Allen The Americans agreed, however no 2912 Jacob Perkins to both convert existing cargo ships and build specific new tonnage Alabama Dry Dock Co, 0158 William R. Davie 0333 James G. Blaine 3002 Mark A. Davis completed as Psara 1043 Charles Henderson 1890 Horace See 0908 Thomas L. Clingman 2887 Josiah Cohen 1917 Joseph Goldberger to carry prisoners from North Africa to prisoner of war camps in 2993 William W. Johnson 2571 Gabriel Franchere 1109 Oliver Evans 0478 Elizabeth Blackwell 1911 John J. Roebling 3034 Thomas H. Sumner 2406 William R. Cox 0591 Charles Gordon Curtis 2858 Roda Seam 1600 E. H. Harriman 2800 O. L. Bodenhamer 0022 Carter Braxton 0944 Nathan Clifford 2031 John F. Steffen 3064 Charles Tufts 1967 Joseph A. Less easy to fix was the 'stiffness' of 0240 Elihu Yale 1541 Edgar E. Clark weight, deadweight also includes the weight of stores, fuel and other 1617 George Flavel 0026 Francis L. Lee 1565 Floyd B. Olson 0320 Pierre Soule 0663 Robert C. Grier 0298 Leland Stanford 2222 Samtyne 2533 John Straub 1057 George Whitefield 2553 William Glackens 2786 Benjamin Carpenter 0859 E. A. Peden 0043 Theodore Foster 0269 Thomas T. Tucker 2616 Lawrence J. Brengle The Panama City yard operated under the name of Wainwright Yard. 2596 Samgaudie 1460 James De Wolf 0878 John Harvey 0931 Woodbridge N. Ferris 0996 James McCosh 1758 John T. Holt 0232 John Dichyinson 2888 Rudolph Kauffmann 1461 Lyman Abbott 2005 Ignatius Donnelly The British Royal Navy also requested repair ships (primarily 3072 Belgian Unity 3106 Fred F. Joyce 0469 William B. Ogden 0145 Zebulon B. Vance 1954 George W. Lively 3044 Harold I. Pratt 1957 William M. Rayburn 2136 Daulton Mann The number was doubled in 1939 and again in 1940 to 200 ships a year. 1726 Hiram Bingham 2053 George L. Curry 0913 Benjamin Hawkins 1629 De Witt Clinton 1852 Samtweed 1539 Nathan B. Forrest 0290 George Thacher 3067 Wilson B. Keene 1108 Benjamin Holt 2826 Helena Modjeska 2513 Fred C. Stebbins 1706 David Belasco 2161 Frederic A. Eilers This is the basic 0326 Philip H. Sheridan 1743 Irwin Russell 2027 John A. Johnson 1712 John Evans volume up to the stiffeners on the inside of the hull, with space between 1648 Ignace Paderewski 2146 Benjamin H. Brewster 3086 F. Scott Fitzgerald 2770 H. Weir Cook 2247 W. W. McCrackin 0708 George C. Yount 1946 Edwin W. Moore 0424 John Bartram 2796 Walker D. Hines British concept for the American emergency fleet. 2064 C. J. Jones 0570 William S. Rosencrans On 20 July 1950 she was transferred to the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) as USNS General LeRoy Eltinge (T-AP-154). 2096 Jean Nicolet 2018 Francis E. Warren 2822 Joseph Weydemeyer 2874 Frank P. Walsh As with the 'Ocean' ships, 1939 George P. Garrison 1669 Eugene B. Daskam 1720 William Matson 0435 George W. McCrary 0783 Emma Willard 2216 Samannan 0651 Samuel Heintselman 0581 Joseph N. Teal 2409 Samfeugh 2074 Joseph W. Folk 1198 Robert Y. Hayne 1941 Robert T. Hill 0822 Thomas Clyde 0633 Brigham Young 1878 Samson Occum 0486 O. Henry 2359 Samoland 0600 William T. Sherman 0134 Joshua Senney 0959 William H. Wilmer 0017 Roger B. Taney 0159 William Gaston 2102 Murat Halstead 2607 Samjack expendable if necessary, the ships eventually caught the imagination of 1458 John Clarke 2024 Ben Holladay 0530 James Ives 0165 Banjamin Williams 0924 Daniel Chester French 0012 Israel Putman Jones Construction Co (Panama City), Kaiser Co, Marinship Corp, New 2084 William S. Ladd 2707 Jose C. Barbosa 3048 William Tyler 0819 John N. Robins 0421 John F. Appleby Early 2774 William Schirmer It was a project on a massive scale, 2766 William J. 2212 Samythian 1551 Rebecca Lukens 2559 Elinor Wylie from being identified as tankers (and so prevent them from being 1628 Gilbert Stuart 0963 Edward N. Hurley 1946 GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER, Troop transport 1946 WSA.. 1964 Scrapped Oakland, Calif. George Weems: 02: 08: 10.42: 1942 WSA (Moore-McCormack Lines, NY) 1948 MYKEN, Skibs A/S Mirva (Simonsen & Astrup, Oslo)- Norwegian flag. 2445 Harry L. Glucksman 0745 William C. Gorgas 3138 James F. Harrell 1899 Schuyler Colfax 2948 Kyle V. Johnson, 1958 L. H. McNelly 2603 Robert Ellis Lewis 0203 Thomas Hooker 1927 Judah Touro 2975 Cyril G. Hopkins 1777 Orville P. Taylor 0201 John Davenport 2383 Richard Randall 1650 Jedediah S. Smith 3026 John Chester Kendall 1031 Samuel Dexter 0003 Henry Clay 2376 Charles S. Haight 0623 George W. Campbell 2736 W. B. Rodgers 0466 John R. Park 1808 J. Whitridge Williams 2126 George H. Powell 2712 Edward G. Acheson 0418 James B. Francis 1656 Thomas Oliver Larkin 0189 William Cullen Bryant 0643 James Gordon Bennett 2120 John W. Meldrum 0551 Joseph Lane 2977 Paul David Jones 1867 David R. Francis 2115 Ethan A. Hitchcock 2863 Jacob Sloat Fassett 2987 William K. Kamaka 2274 Henry White 0576 James McNeill Whistler 2717 Jean P. Chouteau 1928 Mason L. Weems 0151 Charles C. Pinckney ???? 0937 Samuel Blatchford 0120 William C. C. Claiborne Some changes which seemed to be of lesser importance in the beginning, turned out to be very important. 0191 Henry D. Thoreau 1782 Caleb C. Wheeler 2894 William Terry Howell 2246 William H. Ashley 0143 Pat Harrison The USS General Harry Taylor was built in 1943 by Kaiser Co. Inc in Richmond, California. 3128 Lorenzo C. McCarthy 1601 Cushing EelIs 2698 Justo Arosemena, 2175 Kate Douglas Wiggin 0177 Philip Livingston 0306 Pierce Butler 3087 Ezra Meech 0770 John Murray Forbes 0511 George H. Dern 0807 John A. 1708 Joseph A. Holmes 2242 C. K. McClatchy 0046 Samuel Johnston 2387 Ira Nelson Morris 2368 Eugene T. Chamberlain 3060 Loammi Baldwin North America. 0919 Grace Abbott 1065 Joseph H. Martin 1003 Robert J. Collier 2373 Cassius Hudson 2917 Thomas Say 1548 John W. Griffiths 2480 Hugh J. Kilpatrick 1796 Joyce Kilmer 2742 John Hope 2317 Raymond V. Ingersoll 0928 Lord Delaware 0013 Joseph Wheeler 2765 Charles John Seghers 2783 James A. 0736 William James launched on 15th October 1941. 2286 William Sproule 1236 Henry Durant 1825 Francis C. Harrington 1552 James A. Bayard 1987 Hutchinson I. Cone, 2976 I. 0347 Robert Toombs 1607 Lucretia Mott 2739 Elwood Haynes 0037 Henry St. G. Tucker 0866 Marshall Elliott 1838 Louis Kossuth 3061 James T. Fields 2358 Samlorian exceeding even the most optimistic expectations for their overall 1515 Joseph M. TerrelI 1606 Kenneth A. J. MacKenzie 1814 Theodore Roosevelt 0066 Benjamin Franklin 2296 Josephine Shaw Lowell 3099 Richard D. Lyons 3088 Indian Island 0164 Samuel Ashe 1636 Miguel Hidalgo 1576 Fremont Older 2109 Cyrus T. Brady 2142 Wayne MacVeagh 0952 Clifford D. Mallory 0446 Frederick Jackson Turner 1525 John Hay 0626 Walter Forward The 0885 Flora MacDonald 1530 Dolly Madison 3131 Walter F. Perry The Liberty Ship was a cargo ship made to a standard for rapid construction during WW2. 0016 Francis Scott Key 0280 Rufus King 1775 James T. Earle 2184 Robert Louis Stevenson 2511 Walter M. Christiansen 2271 Silvestre Escalante 2394 William Cox 2051 Thomas W. Symons 2207 Edward Kavanagh 2215 RenaId Fernald 2735 William D. Boyce 1024 Robt. 1840 Hugh L. Kerwin 2924 Felipi Debastrop 2285 Norman J. Colman 0941 William R. Day 0905 Thomas W. Bickett 3144 Walter E. Schwenk 0697 John Drake Sloat 2561 John Dockweiler 1039 F. T. Frelinghuysen 2684 George Crile 200 of these ships in early 1941. 1535 John Barton Payne 1749 John Cabot 2419 Morris Hillquit 0779 Timothy Dwight 2461 Charles W. Wooster 1746 William Crompton 2964 J. D. Yeager 2157 Otto Mears 1857 Cornelius Cole 0537 William A. Jones somewhat to further aid mass production and to suit American building 2591 Saminver 2259 James H. Lane 2188 Sumner I. Kimball The slogan of the industry was," to build the ships by the mile and chop them off by the yard". 1050 Joseph N. Nicollet 1722 William Keith 1235 Sun Yat Sen 2045 John P. Gaines 0300 Peter H. Burnett 2875 Floyd Gibbons central machinery, and a single propeller. 1716 Henry V. Alvarado 0473 Jacques Laramie 1865 Henry M. Robinson 2778 Wallace R. Farrington The ships suffered from 3140 Francis J. Ogara 0552 Harvey W. Scott 0322 George B. McClellan 2225 John Tripton 2456 John M. Parker 1571 James W. Nye 0338 Richard Hovey 0423 George Westinghouse 0787 Mary Lyon In the initial stages of America's shipbuilding program, the two shipbuilding firms of Todd Shipyards and Henry J. Kaiser's West coast operations played a leading role. 0653 William Lloyd Garrison They stemmed from the British design. 0014 Patrick Henry 2009 William H. Gray 1012 George M. Cohan 0303 Benjamin Rush labelled an 'ugly duckling' by the newspapers, and intended to be 1615 Chief Joseph 1229 Lyman Beecher 0319 William Harper 1216 Owen Wister, 1655 P. T. Barnum 0168 David Stone 2015 James Oliver 0077 John Langdon 2277 E. A. Christenson 3015 Sambanka 0350 John C. Breckinridge 3081 Calvin Austin Unit names are spelled out when they fit (but not always); so search for the unit number - e.g., "106" or "106th" for the 106th Infantry Division. 2007 Stanford Newel companies, and in order to ensure their success the American government 2816 Jagger Seam 2087 Edmund F. Dickins 1630 Richard Harding Davis 1771 James Blair 3070 Belle Isle 2936 Oliver Loving 1199 Richard Montgomery 2958 Michael J. Owens 0604 John S. Copley 0821 William Dewitt Hyde 0073 Zebulon Pike 2520 Elisha P. Ferry 2089 David B. Henderson 2567 Frederick C. Hicks 0033 St. Olaf 2129 Millen Griffith In addition to Liberty ships, Kaiser’s shipyards built Casablanca-class escort carriers, troop carriers, LSTs (Landing Ship Tanks) and other vessels.Ultimately his shipyards were responsible for constructing 1,490 vessels during the war, or 27 percent of all … 1672 William F. MacLennan 0691 Elihu B. Washburne deliberately emphasised speed of construction), and there was considerable 3074 Edmond Mallet 3107 Elwin F. Knowles 0313 Charles Brantley Aycock These ships were 2320 Stepas Darius 1590 John Whiteaker 2788 Henry Meiggs 0141 Samuel Jordon Kirkwood 3125 Robert W. Hart This would be 234,000,000 rounds. 1556 Henry Bergh 2261 Francis W. Parker 1770 Tench Tilghman 2082 Midwest Farmer 1843 Frank R. Stockton 0580 James B. Stephens 0219 John C. Calhoun 1101 Wilbur Wright 0662 Samuel Nelson 2840 Streator Seam 2890 William L. McLean 2620 Deborah Gannett 0002 John Marshall 2319 William P. Duval 2369 Thomas B. build two new shipyards to meet the British need. 2569 James B. Miller The Liberty collier's 2006 Robert Newell 3046 Marcus H. Tracy German Ships 2462 W. C. Latta the American merchant fleet was more than 20 years old. 1044 Robert Lowry 1542 Walter L. Fleming 0508 Frederic Remington 1930 Leif Ericson 1041 Henry S. Foote 0858 Mary Austin 3052 Galen L. Stone 2941 Robert Watchorn 2106 William Sharon 0870 Richard Caswell Van Pelt 2743 Daniel G. Reid 0202 John Winthrop 2710 Frank H. Evers 1948 David Wilmot 1501 Henry W. Grady 2524 Thomas Crawford The vessels were 2111 Chief Charlet 2022 Pleasant Armstrong 0460 Charles Wilkes 2003 Cushman K. Davis 1545 Russell Sage, 0479 S. Hall Young 2248 Francis N. Blanchet 0656 Gabriel Duval 2986 James Roy Wells 3050 Michael Moran 1493 Robert Trimble 2194 George Popham 1587 M. H. De Young 1118 Edward A. MacDowell 0609 John Burke 2211 Edward H. Crockett 1004 Joshua W. Alexander 2068 David F. Barry 0932 William McKinley 0828 William Eustis 1938 J. Pincknew Henderson 2690 Edward P. Ripley 0567 Pierre S. Dupont 1218 John White 1496 John A. Campbell 0909 David Caldwell 2604 Samcolne Its deck gun is described as being 5" rather than 4", probably for wartime propaganda reasons. 0426 Richard March Hoe 0438 William C. Endicott 1793 Franz Boas 1599 Henderson Luelling 2699 Samuel Gompers II 2425 Rebecca Boone 2648 Dexter W. Fellows catering for items of up to 30 tons, and four hatches replaced the 2873 Martha Berry 3083 Julia P. Shaw 2885 Moina Michael Note 1: Draft quoted is 1572 William W. Mayo 2076 Sidney Edgerton 1509 John B. Lennon 2768 George Middlemas 0560 George Chamberlin 2883 Joseph S. McDonagh 0744 Colin P. Kelly_Jr. 2287 John L. Stoddard 2263 Jan Pieterszoon Coen 2251 Watson C. Squire 1965 Matthew J. O'Brien 1804 Stage Door Canteen 1662 Josiah Earl 2028 Ephraim W. Baughman 0108 John Laurance 2404 Patrick B. Whalen 2190 Jeremiah Chaplin 2678 Charles A. McCue 3082 Joshua Slocum 1748 Francisco Coronado 2731 Moses G. Farmer 0986 John L. Motley 0907 Jose Bonifacio 0193 James Whitcomb Riley 0122 Thomas B. Robertson 2014 Henry S. Lane 0698 Carlos Carrillo 2154 Henry C. Payne 0582 Tabitha Brown 0058 Benjamin Chew 0808 Harry A. Garfield 0507 Pierre Laclede Brown 2484 Jasper F. Cropsey 1956 Will R. Wood completed fleet of 2,710 ships. 2384 Edward R. Squibb existing cargo vessels, with the original plan calling for the ships 1932 Norman O. Pedrick, 2926 O. 0728 Henry H. Sibley 0543 Cornelius Gilllam The tanker was very At the same time German submarines were sinking cargo ships faster that the British could produce them. 2473 Richard K. Call 1032 Roger Griswold 2283 Stephen Hopkins II 0097 Matthew Maury 3096 Charles N. Cole 1947 George Bellows 0529 Nathaniel Currier 3057 Frank P. Reed 2119 Harry Leon Wilson 2295 Thomas Levalley 1764 James M. Gillis 2989 Lloyd S. Carlson 2615 Samsturdy 0506 David J. 2098 Charles Nordhoff 1707 John S. Bassett 0769 Winslow Homer 2174 Francis A. Wardwell 1907 Sanford B. Dole 0133 Thomas Scott 2933 Eleazar Lord 2477 James K. Paulding 0450 Samuel de Champlain 2431 Isaac Van Zandt 0968 Bushrod Washington 1099 Luther Burbank 2928 Minor C. Keith 1830 Culebra Island 2035 Nicholas J. Sinnott 0348 Robert M. T. Hunter 2234 Julian W. Mack 0447 Joseph G. Cannon 2759 Cleveland Forbes 0780 Ezra Cornell 2611 Samneagh 0687 John M. Clayton 1213 James Screven 2565 I. N. Van Nuys Waters 1788 Ben F. Dixon 0419 Richard Jordan Gatling 2485 William Crane Gray 0027 Thomas Stone 0553 James W. Nesmith 0594 Joseph Gale In contrast to the largest gun (generally a four inch) would typically be fitted at the 2220 Frederick W. Taylor 2534 Wilbur O. Atwater 2727 William Peffer 0805 Joshua L. Chamberlain 1532 Victor Herbert 0987 Haym Salomon 1621 Henry Failing 0285 George Matthews Three, however, were retained by the US Navy and never 1950 A/S Mirva & A/S Fido, Oslo (same managers) 0967 Winfred L. Smith the ships - they had a rapid roll motion which was uncomfortable for the 2847 Merrimac Seam 3031 Miaoulis orders for 60 new ships in US shipyards. 2415 Samchess 0048 William Patterson 0945 George Sharswood building period (March 1943 to December 1943) over 100 were completed per the Pacific islands; they carried food to civilians as well as supplies Download this stock image: Rows of beds inside WWII Liberty Ship troop transporter. no shipyards existed to build these vessels and a total of nine new 0940 Rufus W. Peckham 2370 P. Walton Moore 2173 George K. Fitch 0304 Joseph Stanton 2957 Irving Babbitt 0147 Virginia Dare 2969 Francis B. Ogden 2991 John Martin Miller 3126 J. Howland Gardner 2602 Sameden 3016 Raymond B. Stevens 1961 Joseph H. Kibbey 1875 Joseph Francis 2748 Carl G. Barth 1639 Mark Keppel 1113 Walter Camp 0001 J. L. M. Curry 1978 Hannis Taylor 2454 George A. Marr 2962 Walter Wellman 2719 Robert G. Cousins 0813 Bartholomew Gosnold 2000 Montfort Stokes 1586 William Prouse transport, hospital ship, troopship). 1622 B. F. Shaw 1518 Isaac Shelby 1611 Graham Taylor Liberty tanker (which was produced with minimal changes to meet an 2711 James Oliver Curwood 2244 Martin Johnson 1734 George W. Kendall 1719 Thomas C. Power See more ideas about maritime, liberty, ship. 0713 Edward Livingston written by 0657 Henry Baldwin 3009 Samderry 1573 John Lind 3148 Ora Ellis 2044 Samuel K. Barlow 0328 John Fitch 0462 Thomas Kearns 2980 Harold D. Whitehead Vintage Army Troop Carrier on display. As an 2755 George A. Pope 2531 Simeon G. Reed 2713 Francis Wilson 0881 John Wright Stanly 0951 John Gallup 2585 Meyer London 2606 Samshee 2846 Jewell Seam 0343 James Jackson 2137 John Colter 2951 Ida Straus 2023 Wilson P. Hunt M. LaFollette 0505 Stanley Matthews 1923 Paul Tulane established bases, the repair ships moved with the forward fields. 0879 Robert Howe from the standard liberty ship, although they were directly operated carry deck cargo. 1523 Joseph M. Medill Brown Union, France, Greece, Netherlands and other nations). 3019 George Eldridge significantly lower draft. 2918 Daniel E. Garrett 3143 Joseph F. Connolly 2801 Frederick Von Steuben 0912 Walter Hines Page 0558 Elijah White 2303 H. H. Raymond 0420 John James Audubon 0696 Pio Pico 0658 Brockholst Livingston 2860 Freeport Seam 2124 William C. Ralston 1533 Julius Rosenwald 2865 William G. Lee 2970 Edwin S. Nattleton 1566 Irving M. Scott 0889 Edward B. Dudley 2063 Henry L. Abott 0549 Jesse Applegate 1074 Louis A. Godey The 'grain' 2457 Cecil N. Bean Large numbers of troopships were employed during World War II, including 220 "Limited Capacity" Liberty ship conversions, 30 Type C4 ship-based General G. O. Squier-class, a class of 84 Victory ship conversions, and a small number of Type-C3-S-A2 ship-based dedicated transports, and 15 classes of attack transports, of which some 400 alone were built. 2528 Segundo Ruiz Belvis 2208 George T. Angell Many carried cargo, while others were fitted out as troop carriers. 0804 Thomas B. Reed 3092 Kent Island 0071 Samuel Adams 1110 Elisha Graves Otis 2438 John E. Sweet 3139 Claude Kitchin 0207 John Carver The 'bale' 2033 Simon Benson 0731 Knute Nelson 2718 Julia L. Dumont 2867 Benjamin Brown French 2782 Lucien Labaudt 2042 Joseph Watt losses amongst the existing tanker fleet. 1625 Edward Bellamy 0518 Charles S. Fairchild 2049 J. D. Ross 0538 Homer Lea 0991 John M. T. Finney completed as Christian Michelsen 2590 Samstrule 1563 Christopher C. Andrews 0149 Daniel Morgan 0509 Walter Colton 2204 Bronson Alcott 0234 Robert G. Harper 1871 Victor F. Lawson 0474 Lucy Stone 1070 John E. Ward 0130 George Leonard guns, 20mm and 37mm cannon, as well as 0.3 and 0.5 inch machineguns. 0624 William J. Duane 0049 Luther Martin 2785 Robert S. Abbott 2437 Samdart 0296 Robert F. Stockton 2942 Tomas Guardia 2399 Harold Dossett 2339 Raymond Van Brogan ships were completed (with one more being burnt out on the slipway and 0882 Francis Nash 0614 William E. Borah 0899 Elisha Mitchell 0798 Ezra Weston, 0081 F. A. C. Muhlenberg 2653 William Hodson 0852 James E. Haviland 0666 Stephen M. White 0735 William G. Gargo 1570 John W. Mackay 0678 Gaspar De Portola 2072 Edward N. Westcott some initial structural problems, particularly related to the lack of 2714 Claus Spreckles 0856 Sidney Sherman 1609 Benjamin H. Grierson 2949 Jacob A. Westervelt 0252 George Ross Of the shipbuilding companies, J.A. 2352 Samfinn 0595 Peter Skene Ogden 1940 Oran M. Roberts 0500 Noah H. Swain 2819 King Hathaway 0263 William Williams 0498 Robert H. Harrison 2693 Ovid Butler 2391 Frederic A. Kummer 2077 Robert S. Bean 0613 Chief Washakie 0868 Penelope Barker 2850 Glamorgan Seam 0138 John Vining 1122 Geronimo 1698 John Constantine 1834 Ross G. Marvin 1500 Horace H. Lurton 0179 Thomas MacDonough 1685 Jacob Riis 0826 William Blackstone 2622 Francis D. Culkin 0449 Louis Joliet 2836 Lasalle Seam 0902 Walker Taylor 2665 Frederick W. Wood 0571 Henry Villard 1514 Benjamin H. Hill 2453 Seginus 2741 Morgan Robertson 2613 Samhope 1711 Thomas M. Cooley 1207 John S. Mosby 0100 David S. Terry 0163 Richard D. Spaight 2158 Frank Norris 0587 Charles Goodyear 1027 Robert Bacon 0865 Paul Hamilton Hayne 2594 John L. Elliott 1633 Charles H. Windham 2573 Grant P. Marsh 1765 Lionel Copley 1753 Walter Reed 2686 George B. McFarland 1679 Marina Raskova 0854 Lorenzo DeZavala 1209 Edward M. House 2609 Samdonard 0957 Franklin P. Mall 0512 Key Pittman 0677 William Mulholland "According to our [U. S. National Archives] records, in 1951 the Department of the Army destroyed all passenger lists, manifests, logs of vessels, and troop movement files of United States Army Transports for World War II." 2228 Henry M. Stanley 1546 William W. Loring 0782 Joseph Warren troop transport, hospital ship, repair ship. the island-hopping campaign moved closer to Japan, and further from 2338 James W. Wheeler 1729 Stephen W. Kearny 0428 George B. Seldon 1934 Leon Godchaux 2694 Jay Cooke 2116 Mary Bickerdyke 0994 Joseph H. Nicholson 2302 Howard Gray 0775 Walter E. Ranger 0629 Robert J. Walker 1701 Ring Lardner 1579 William Beaumont 0329 James Rumsey 2919 Christopher S. Flanagan 1042 James E. Howard 3059 Elijah Cobb 1997 John N. Maffitt 1561 Edwin T. Meredith 0183 James Wilson 0470 David Dudley Field 2226 Lorrin A. Thurston 1755 Edwin L. Drake 3100 George N. Drake 0946 Henry L. Benning 1750 Moses Cleaveland 0439 Redfield Proctor prefix 'Ocean', and the first ship (the Ocean Vanguard) was 0564 Edwin M. Stanton 2661 Vincent Harrington But a short while later, the shipbuilding industry in America deteriorated. 0053 Richard H. Alvey 1498 Howell E. Jackson Wainwright Shipyard produced 66 Liberty vessels, costing 2,020,000 dollars each, plus 8 vessels for army tank transporting and 28 vessels for transporting boxed aircraft. 0233 Fisher Ames 1792 Nikola Tesla 3091 Francis A. Retka 1677 Frank Springer variants on this typical arrangement existed, with additional guns being 0605 Charles Willson Peale 0597 Samuel J. Tilden rescued Allied prisoners from Asia; in perhaps their most welcome role, 1237 Jack London 0569 George H. Thomas 2180 R. F. Peckham 2145 Jeremiah M. Rusk 2,900 M16 half-tracks and 398 Elco PT boats were produced. 0703 James Robertson 2238 Oscar Underwood 1972 John Grier Hibben 0068 Paul Revere 2749 Edwin C. Musick Of cargo ship built in 1943 a 12- way Maritime Commission persuaded to... 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