SS Frederic C. Howe
SS Frederic C. Howe was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Frederic C. Howe, a member of the Ohio Senate, Commissioner of Immigration of the Port of New York, and president of the League for Small and Subject Nationalities.
Frederic C. Howe
|Name:||Frederic C. Howe|
|Namesake:||Frederic C. Howe|
|Owner:||War Shipping Administration (WSA)|
|Operator:||United Fruit Co.|
|Ordered:||as type (Z-EC2-S-C2) hull, MC hull 1536|
|Builder:||J.A. Jones Construction, Panama City, Florida|
|Laid down:||24 August 1943|
|Launched:||30 October 1943|
|Completed:||6 December 1943|
|Fate:||Laid up in National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, Virginia, 10 October 1947|
|Status:||Sold for non-transportation use (NTU), 9 June 1972|
|Class and type:||type Z-EC2-S-C2, army tank transport|
|Beam:||57 feet (17 m)|
|Draft:||27 ft 9.25 in (8.4646 m)|
|Speed:||11.5 knots (21.3 km/h; 13.2 mph)|
She was allocated to United Fruit Co., on 6 December 1943. On 30 October 1947, she was laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, in the James River Group, Lee Hall, Virginia. On 9 June 1972, she was sold for $38,753.54 to Union Minerals & Alloys Corp., for non-transportation use (NTU). She was removed from the fleet on 18 August 1972.
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- "SS Frederic C. Howe". Retrieved 28 November 2017.