USS George F. Elliott (AP-105) was a cargo liner built for the Mississippi Shipping Company as SS Delbrasil for operation between New Orleans and the east coast of South America in 1939 by its operator, Delta Line. The ship entered that service and operated until taken over by the War Shipping Administration (WSA) on 28 April 1942 for operation by Delta Line acting as WSA's agent. On 25 August 1943 WSA allocated the ship to the Navy for conversion to a troop transport commissioned and operated by the Navy for the duration of the war. Ownership of the ship was transferred from Mississippi Shipping to WSA on 4 February 1944 while under Navy operation and was retained until sale to American South African Lines on 22 December 1948. The ship was renamed African Endeavor until returned as a trad

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  • USS George F. Elliott (AP-105) was a cargo liner built for the Mississippi Shipping Company as SS Delbrasil for operation between New Orleans and the east coast of South America in 1939 by its operator, Delta Line. The ship entered that service and operated until taken over by the War Shipping Administration (WSA) on 28 April 1942 for operation by Delta Line acting as WSA's agent. On 25 August 1943 WSA allocated the ship to the Navy for conversion to a troop transport commissioned and operated by the Navy for the duration of the war. Ownership of the ship was transferred from Mississippi Shipping to WSA on 4 February 1944 while under Navy operation and was retained until sale to American South African Lines on 22 December 1948. The ship was renamed African Endeavor until returned as a trade in to the Maritime Commission on 22 September 1960 for layup in the James River reserve fleet and later sold to Boston Metals for scrapping. (en)
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  • 1943-08-25 (xsd:date)
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  • 1943-09-23 (xsd:date)
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  • 1946-06-10 (xsd:date)
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  • 7.924800 (xsd:double)
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  • 1939-12-16 (xsd:date)
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  • 32.965600 (xsd:double)
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  • title
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  • * 1 × 5"/38 cal. dual purpose gun * 4 × 3"/50 caliber dp guns * 16 × 20 mm AA guns * 10 × .50-cal MG
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  • Delbrasil
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  • 302 (xsd:integer)
dbp:shipCompleted
  • 1939 (xsd:integer)
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  • United States
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  • Official number: 239616
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  • June 1940
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  • Commandant George F. Elliott USMC
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  • --02-04
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  • U.S. Navy
  • *Delta Line *Delta Line for WSA *U.S. Navy *Reserve fleet *American South African Lines
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  • *Mississippi Shipping Company *WSA *Farrell Lines Inc.
  • *Mississippi Shipping Company *WSA
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  • Geared turbine drive, 2 x Babcock & Wilcox header-type boilers, single screw, designed shaft horsepower 8,500
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  • United States
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  • U.S. Gulf Coast to East Coast of South America
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  • 17.800000 (xsd:double)
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  • Mrs. Maria Martins
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  • USS George F. Elliott (AP-105) was a cargo liner built for the Mississippi Shipping Company as SS Delbrasil for operation between New Orleans and the east coast of South America in 1939 by its operator, Delta Line. The ship entered that service and operated until taken over by the War Shipping Administration (WSA) on 28 April 1942 for operation by Delta Line acting as WSA's agent. On 25 August 1943 WSA allocated the ship to the Navy for conversion to a troop transport commissioned and operated by the Navy for the duration of the war. Ownership of the ship was transferred from Mississippi Shipping to WSA on 4 February 1944 while under Navy operation and was retained until sale to American South African Lines on 22 December 1948. The ship was renamed African Endeavor until returned as a trad (en)
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  • USS George F. Elliott (AP-105) (en)
  • *African Endeavor (1948) (en)
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  • *George F. Elliott (1943) (en)
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