SS Nick Stoner
SS Nick Stoner was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Nick Stoner , a hunter and trapper that served in the Continental Army during the American Revolution and later the United States Army during the War of 1812.
|Owner:||War Shipping Administration (WSA)|
|Operator:||North Atlantic & Gulf Steamship Co.|
|Ordered:||as type (EC2-S-C1) hull, MC hull 2307|
|Builder:||J.A. Jones Construction, Panama City, Florida|
|Laid down:||12 May 1944|
|Launched:||17 June 1944|
|Sponsored by:||Mrs.Eula Brown|
|Completed:||30 June 1944|
|Fate:||Laid up in National Defense Reserve Fleet, Mobile, Alabama, 22 October 1948|
|Status:||Sold for scrapping, 14 May 1963|
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|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)|
Nick Stoner was laid down on 12 May 1944, under a Maritime Commission (MARCOM) contract, MC hull 2307, by J.A. Jones Construction, Panama City, Florida; she was sponsored by Mrs. Eula Brown, and launched on 17 June 1944.
She was allocated to North Atlantic & Gulf Steamship Co., on 30 June 1944. On 11 June 1946, she was laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, in Mobile, Alabama. On 14 May 1963, she was sold for $48,765.56 to Union Minerals & Alloys Corp., to be scrapped. She was removed from the fleet on 17 June 1963.
- "Jones Construction, Panama City FL". www.ShipbuildingHistory.com. 13 October 2010. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
- "Liberty Ships – World War II". Retrieved 22 December 2017.
- Maritime Administration. "Nick Stoner". Ship History Database Vessel Status Card. U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
- Davies, James (May 2004). "Specifications (As-Built)" (PDF). p. 23. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
- "SS Nick Stoner ". Retrieved 22 December 2017.