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SS Arthur M. Hulbert
Career (United States)
Name: Arthur M. Hulbert
Namesake: Arthur M. Hulbert
Ordered: as type (EC2-S-C1) hull, MC hull 2389
Builder: J.A. Jones Construction, Brunswick, Georgia
Cost: $829,852[1]
Yard number: 174
Way number: 4
Laid down: 4 November 1944
Launched: 6 December 1944
Completed: 16 December 1944
Identification:
  • Call Signal: ANBI
  • ICS Alpha.svgICS November.svgICS Bravo.svgICS India.svg[1]
Fate: Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Beaumont, Texas, 30 June 1948
Status: Sold for scrapping, 19 January 1967
General characteristics [2]
Class & type:
  • Liberty ship
  • type EC2-S-C1, standard
Tonnage:
  • 10,865 LT DWT
  • 7,176 GRT
  • Displacement:
  • 3,380 long tons (3,434 t) (light)
  • 14,245 long tons (14,474 t) (max)
  • 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)
    Installed power:
    • 2 × Oil fired 450 °F (232 °C) boilers, operating at 220 psi (1,500 kPa)
    • 2,500 hp (1,900 kW)
    Propulsion:
  • 2 × oil-fired boilers
  • 1 × triple-expansion steam engine, 2,500 horsepower (1,900 kW) (manufactured by Hamilton Engine Co., Hamilton, Ohio)
  • 1 × screw propeller
  • Speed: 11.5 knots (21.3 km/h)
    Capacity: 10,800 long tons deadweight (DWT)
    Complement: 41
    Armament:
    • Stern-mounted 4"/50 caliber (102 mm) gun for use against surfaced submarines
    • variety of anti-aircraft guns

    SS Arthur M. Hulbert was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Arthur M. Hulbert, a leader of the 4-H Club in New Jersey.

    Construction

    Arthur M. Hulbert was laid down on 4 November 1944, under a Maritime Commission (MARCOM) contract, MC hull 2389, by J.A. Jones Construction, Brunswick, Georgia; she was launched on 6 December 1944.[3][1]

    History

    She was allocated to Alcoa Steamship Co., Inc., on 16 December 1944. On 16 October 1948, she was laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, in Beaumont, Texas. On 30 June 1967, she was sold for $45,188.88, to Southern Scrap Materials Co., Ltd., for scrapping. She was removed from the fleet on 19 January 1967.[4][5]

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