|SS Charles C. Randleman|
|Career (United States)|
|Name:||Charles C. Randleman|
|Namesake:||Charles C. Randleman|
|Ordered:||as type (EC2-S-C1) hull, MC hull 2402|
|Builder:||J.A. Jones Construction, Brunswick, Georgia|
|Laid down:||15 January 1945|
|Launched:||25 February 1945|
|Sponsored by:||Mrs. Harry R. Baggett|
|Completed:||13 March 1945|
|Fate:||Grounded on Apo Reef, 31 August 1945|
|Status:||Constructive total loss (CTL)|
|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 Charles C. Randleman was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Charles C. Randleman, who was lost at sea while he was a messman on SS William C. McTarnaban, after she was torpedoed by German submarine U-506, on 16 May 1942, in the Gulf of Mexico.
Charles C. Randleman was laid down on 15 January 1945, under a Maritime Commission (MARCOM) contract, MC hull 2402, by J.A. Jones Construction, Brunswick, Georgia; she was sponsored by Mrs. Harry R. Baggett, sister of the namesake, and launched on 25 February 1945.
- "Jones Construction, Brunswick GA". www.ShipbuildingHistory.com. 13 October 2010. http://www.shipbuildinghistory.com/shipyards/emergencylarge/jonesbrunswick.htm.
- "Liberty Ships – World War II". http://www.glynngen.com/nautical/glynn/libertyships.htm.
- Maritime Administration. "Charles C. Randleman". Ship History Database Vessel Status Card. U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration. https://vesselhistory.marad.dot.gov/sh/ShipHistory/Detail/7266.
- Davies, James (May 2004). "Specifications (As-Built)". p. 23. http://www.ww2ships.com/acrobat/us-os-001-f-r00.pdf.
- "SS Charles C. Randleman". http://usmaritimecommission.de/.
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