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Liberty Ships

Follow the links below to find information about and wartime and postwar pictures of Liberty ships in which the men of the Navy Armed Guard and the merchant marine served.


Liberty Ship Nomenclature; names of all Liberty ships, alphabetical

Liberty Ships Index - detailed information on all Liberty ships

The People Behind the Names of Liberty Ships

Liberty Ships

More Liberty Ships

Still More Liberty Ships

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 1

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 2

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 3

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 4

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 5

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 6

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 7

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 8

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 9

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 10

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 11

Liberty Ships in Peacetime, 12

Liberty Ships, Wartime and Peacetime

Liberty Ships, Postwar

Ships, Wartime and Peacetime, Liberty ships and others

Ships, Wartime and Peacetime, Liberty ships and others

Ship Pictures from Project Liberty Ship

The Liberty Ships of World War II

AMERICAN MARINER - training ship, missile tracking ship, target ship

SS ARTHUR MIDDLETON

SS BETTY ZANE being unloaded in Brooklyn, 8 April 1943

SS CARLOS CARRILLO off San Francisco, circa 1945-1946

SS CHARLES CARROLL

SS CHARLES H. CUGLE, later converted to a mobile nuclear power plant

SS CHARLES HENDERSON, Bari, Italy; also see this link

SS CHARLES MORGAN, deliberately sunk off Utah Beach, June 1944 photograph #1, photograph #2

SS CORNELIUS HARNETT

SS EDWARD EVERETT, contributed by Randall Peterson

SS ELISHA GRAVES OTIS

SS ELMER SPERRY, eastbound to U.K., 1943; contributed by Curt Dolderer, made with a Kodak Brownie camera

SS GABRIEL FRANCHERE

SS HARRIET BEECHER STOWE, contributed by Randall Peterson

SS HELLAS LIBERTY, museum ship in Greece; formerly SS ARTHUR M. HUDDELL

SS HENRY BACON

SS ISAAC SHARPLESS, in Augusta, Sicily, June 1944

SS JAMES FENIMORE COOPER, 1945, at anchor off Saipan

SS JOEL R. POINSETT

SS JOSEPH HENRY

SS JOHN A. RAWLINS, contributed by Bernie Lamb

SS JOHN HART, aground on a reef for five days en route to Sydney, Australia

SS JOSEPH N. TEAL

SS LEE S OVERMAN, sunk at Le Havre

SS LEW WALLACE (six pages of photographs)

SS MARTIN VANBUREN

SS MARY CASSATT, postwar pictures as ODESSA, Russian fish processing facility

SS MARY PICKERSGILL

SS PATRICK HENRY

SS PETER SYLVESTER

SS ROBERT E. PEARY

SS ROBERT ERSKINE, launched 29 June 1943, aground and broke in two 6 January 1944

SS ROBERT NEIGHBORS

Explosion of SS ROBERT ROWAN

SS SAMFLEET, as postwar CORABANK

SS SAMTUCKY

SS TOBIAS LEAR, launched 1943 as TOBIAS LEAR; 1944 lend-lease to government of Netherlands, operated as FORT ORANGE; here as BLIJDENDYK, Holland America Line, 1947-1957

USS TRACER (AGR-15), formerly SS WILLIAM J RIDDLE

SS WILLIAM M. EASTLAND

SS YOUNG AMERICA; contributed by the son of Roger D. Parkhouse, 113th Engr Combat Bn, who went into combat aboard this ship

SS ZOELLA LYKES

Unknown Liberty ship unloading at Antwerp, 1944

Unknown Liberty ship rides out an Atlantic storm

Unknown Liberty ship

Unknown Liberty ship unloads trucks to a Rhino barge off Normandy, 10 June 1944

The Target Ship in Cape Cod Bay

Missing Liberty Ship Pictures

SS JOHN W BROWN

SS JEREMIAH O'BRIEN

 


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