BUILT:  1942  BEAM:  56'-10"    DRAFT:  24' 
LENGTH:   441'-6" CARGO [cu ft]:  none   PASS [troop ship]:  476  
PROP: Recip-engine   RADIUS [miles]:  14,000  TONS:   7,933
TYPE:    SPEED [knots]:   10.5 DEPENDENTS TO JAPAN: ?

A Liberty type freighter -- SAMUEL F. B. MORSE which was transferred to the War Department in 1943 for use as a mercy ship.  Discontinued as a hospital ship in 1945 and altered to for use as a dependent-carrying transport as JARRETT M. HUDDLESTON - 326 women and 150 children.


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