SS Stephen R. Mallory
SS Stephen R. Mallory was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Stephen R. Mallory, a United States Senator from Florida, and the Confederate States Secretary of the Navy during the American Civil War.
|Name:||Stephen R. Mallory|
|Namesake:||Stephen R. Mallory|
|Owner:||War Shipping Administration (WSA)|
|Operator:||Isbrandtsen Steamship Company|
|Ordered:||as type (Z-EC2-S-C2) hull, MC hull 1540|
|Builder:||J.A. Jones Construction, Panama City, Florida|
|Laid down:||19 October 1943|
|Launched:||27 November 1943|
|Completed:||20 January 1944|
|Fate:||Laid up in National Defense Reserve Fleet, Hudson River Group, 8 October 1947|
|Status:||Sold for scrapping, 23 November 1970|
|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)|
Stephen R. Mallory was laid down on 19 October 1943, under a Maritime Commission (MARCOM) contract, MC hull 1540, by J.A. Jones Construction, Panama City, Florida; she was launched on 27 November 1943.
She was allocated to Isbrandtsen Steamship Company, on 20 January 1944. On 8 October 1947, she was laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, in the Hudson River Group. On 23 November 1971, she was sold, along with two other ships, for $222,222 to Eckhardt & Co., G.m.b.H., West Germany, to be scrapped. She was removed from the fleet on 6 January 1971.
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- "SS Stephen R. Mallory". Retrieved 28 November 2017.