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SS Charles H. Herty
Career ((US))
Name: SS Charles H. Herty
Namesake: Charles Herty
Owner: United States Marine Corps
Ordered: MCE hull 1069
Builder: Southeastern Shipbuilding Corporation, Savannah, Georgia
Way number: 4
Laid down: 21 October 1943
Launched: 17 November 1943
In service: after 30 November 1943
Fate: Sold for scrapping, 1967
General characteristics
Class & type:
  • Liberty ship
  • type EC2-S-C1, standard
Beam: 56 ft 10.75 in (17.3419 m)
Draft: 27 ft 9.25 in (8.4646 m)
Propulsion:
  • 2 × oil-fired boilers
  • 1 × triple-expansion steam engine, 2,500 horsepower (1,900 kW) (manufactured by Vulcan Iron Works, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)
  • 1 × screw propeller
Speed: 11.5 knots (21.3 km/h)

SS Charles H. Herty was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. It was named after American chemist Charles Herty.


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