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|module= Career (United States) Name: Bjarne A. LiaNamesake: Bjarne A. LiaOwner: War Shipping Administration (WSA)Operator: Moore-McCormack Lines, Inc.Ordered: as type (EC2-S-C1) hull, MC hull 2332Builder: J.A. Jones Construction, Panama City, FloridaCost: $950,315[1]Yard number: 73Way number: 6Laid down: 31 October 1944Launched: 30 November 1944Sponsored by: Mrs. Bjarne A. LiaCompleted: 12 December 1944Identification:

  • Call sign: ANBP
  • ICS Alpha.svgICS November.svgICS Bravo.svgICS Papa.svg[1]Fate:

Sold for commercial use, 24 May 1949 |module2= Career (United States) Name: Frederic C. CollinOwner: Drytrans Inc.Fate: Sold, 1958 SS Bjarne A. Lia was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Bjarne A. Lia.


Bjarne A. Lia was laid down on 31 October 1944, under a Maritime Commission (MARCOM) contract, MC hull 2332, by J.A. Jones Construction, Panama City, Florida; sponsored by Mrs. Bjarne A. Lia, widow of the namesake, and launched on 30 November 1944.[2][1]


She was allocated to the Moore-McCormack Lines, Inc., 14 December 1944.[3]

She was sold into commercial service in 1949 and after a series of sales and name changes she was scrapped on 29 June 1968 in Split.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 MARCOM.
  2. J.A. Panama City 2010.
  3. MARAD.
  4. "Bjarne A. Lia (2246934)". Miramar Ship Index. Retrieved 22 July 2020.  (subscription required)


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