D/S Samuel Huntington

Call sign
KEWA
Class
EC2-S-C1
Shipping company
United States War Shipping Adm. USA
Nationality
USA flaggUSA
Home port
San Francisco, CA, USA

Shipyard

Name
Build year
1942
Yard number
48
Month of delivery
mai

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Attacked from air, 29.1.1944
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
7.181
Net tonnage:
4.379

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 339 IHK 2500
Speed:
11,5

Dimensions

Length:
422.8'
Beam:
57.1'
Draft:
34.8'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde.

    LIBERTY SKIP: Type  EC2-S-C1

    5/1942: United States War Shipping Administration, San Francisco, USA - SAMUEL HUNTINGTON
    1/1944: Flyangrepet 29/1-44 av tyske fly, mens hun lå til ankers 1/2 n.m. av South Beach, Anzio, Italia. Kom i brann, exploderte og sank neste dag. Vraket solgt februar 1948 til Italiensle opphuggere.


    Maskineri: Dampmaskin, 3 cylindere diam. 24 1/2", 37" & 70" - 48".
    Maskineri bygget ved Joshua Hendy Iron Works, Sunnyvale, CA, USA.