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Morristown (ID 3580)


Freighter:

  • Built in 1918 by the Standard Shipbuilding Corp., Shooters Island, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 16 October 1918 and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 13 June 1919, struck from the Navy Register and returned to the United States Shipping Board
  • Scrapped 4 January 1936.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 10,562 t.
  • Length 392'
  • Beam 52'
  • Draft 23' 8¼"
  • Speed 10.5 kts.
  • Complement 70
  • Armament: One 4"/50 and one 3"/50 mount
  • Propulsion: Three single ended boilers, one 2,500hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Morristown 106k Discharging cargo at Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 7 February 1919
    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2005
    U.S. Navy photo NH 103138
    Naval Historical Center

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