|SS Patrick S. Mahony|
|Career (United States)|
|Name:||Patrick S. Mahony|
|Namesake:||Patrick S. Mahony|
|Ordered:||as type (EC2-S-C1) hull, MC hull 2400|
|Builder:||J.A. Jones Construction, Brunswick, Georgia|
|Laid down:||30 December 1944|
|Launched:||10 February 1945|
|Sponsored by:||Mrs. Christine Mahoney|
|Completed:||22 February 1945|
|Status:||Sold for scrapping, 19 January 1960|
|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 Patrick S. Mahony was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Patrick S. Mahony, who was lost at sea while he was master of SS J.A. Moffett Jr., after she was torpedoed by German submarine U-571, on 8 July 1942, off Florida.
Patrick S. Mahony was laid down on 30 December 1944, under a Maritime Commission (MARCOM) contract, MC hull 2400, by J.A. Jones Construction, Brunswick, Georgia; she was sponsored by Mrs. L.A. Graves, and launched on 10 February 1945.
She was allocated to the Black Diamond Steamship Co., on 22 February 1945. On 13 September 1945, she was laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, in the James River Group. On 10 December 1947, she was laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, in Wilmington, North Carolina. On 19 January 1960, she was sold for $70,318, along with nine other Liberty ships, to Bethlehem Steel, to be scrapped. She was removed from the fleet on 20 February 1960.
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- "Liberty Ships – World War II". http://www.glynngen.com/nautical/glynn/libertyships.htm.
- Maritime Administration. "Patrick S. Mahony". Ship History Database Vessel Status Card. U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration. https://vesselhistory.marad.dot.gov/sh/ShipHistory/Detail/3791.
- Davies, James (May 2004). "Specifications (As-Built)". p. 23. http://www.ww2ships.com/acrobat/us-os-001-f-r00.pdf.
- "SS Patrick S. Mahony". http://usmaritimecommission.de/.
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