|SS Alfred I. Dupont|
|Career (United States)|
|Name:||Alfred I. Dupont|
|Namesake:||Alfred I. Dupont|
|Owner:||War Shipping Administration (WSA)|
|Operator:||International Freigting Corp.|
|Ordered:||as type (EC2-S-C1) hull, MC hull 2490|
|Awarded:||23 April 1943|
|Builder:||St. Johns River Shipbuilding Company, Jacksonville, Florida|
|Laid down:||1 July 1944|
|Launched:||15 August 1944|
|Sponsored by:||Jessie Ball duPont|
|Completed:||28 August 1944|
|Fate:||Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Mobile, Alabama, 25 November 1947|
|Status:||Sold for scrapping, 13 May 1970, withdrawn from fleet, 13 August 1970|
|General characteristics |
|Class & type:||
|Length:||441 ft 6 in (135 m)|
|Beam:||56 ft 10.75 in (17.3419 m)|
|Draft:||27 ft 9.25 in (8.4646 m)|
|Speed:||11.5 knots (21.3 km/h)|
|Capacity:||10,800 long tons deadweight (DWT)|
SS Alfred I. Dupont was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Alfred I. Dupont, an American industrialist, financier, philanthropist and a member of the influential Du Pont family.
Alfred I. Dupont was laid down on 1 July 1944, under a Maritime Commission (MARCOM) contract, MC hull 2490, by the St. Johns River Shipbuilding Company, Jacksonville, Florida; she was sponsored by Jessie Ball duPont, the widow of the namesake, and was launched on 15 August 1944.
She was allocated to the International Freigting Corp., on 28 August 1944. On 25 November 1947, she was laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Mobile, Alabama. She was sold for scrapping, 13 May 1970, to Southern Scrap Material Co., Ltd., along with SS Jonathan Grout, for $63,777. She was removed from the fleet, 13 August 1970.
- "St. John's River Shipbuilding, Jacksonville FL". www.ShipbuildingHistory.com. 16 October 2010. http://shipbuildinghistory.com/shipyards/emergencylarge/stjohnsriver.htm.
- Maritime Administration. "Alfred I. Dupont". Ship History Database Vessel Status Card. U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration. https://vesselhistory.marad.dot.gov/ShipHistory/Detail/144.
- Davies, James (May 2004). "Specifications (As-Built)". p. 23. http://www.ww2ships.com/acrobat/us-os-001-f-r00.pdf.
- "SS Alfred I. Dupont". http://usmaritimecommission.de/query.php?datalist=1&typeofquery=Name%20of%20Ship&valueofquery=Alfred%20I.Dupont&code=B2490a.
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