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  SS Joseph Stanton
Liberty Ship

7,176 Gross Tons
441' 7" x 57' x 26' 9"
8 x 20mm AA guns
1 x 3" gun
1 x 5" gun

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USN Aug 20, 1942
Ship History
Built by California Shipbuilding Corporation in Los Angeles for the U. S. Maritime Commission, War Shipping Administration (WSA). Hull Number 304. Laid down May 2, 1942. Launched July 4, 1942. Named SS Joseph Stanton after Joseph Stanton Jr..

Wartime History
During late August 1942 at Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia loaded with PT-107 and PT-108 as aft deck cargo plus PT-109 as forward deck cargo and transported them southward to the Panama Canal Zone.

Scrapped during 1964.

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Last Updated
August 4, 2020


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