SS Harriet Tubman
|Name:||SS Harriet Tubman|
|Builder:||South Portland Shipbuilding Corporation, South Portland, Maine|
|Laid down:||19 April 1944|
|Launched:||3 June 1944|
|Tonnage:||7,000 long tons deadweight (DWT)|
|Length:||441 ft 6 in (134.57 m)|
|Beam:||56 ft 11 in (17.35 m)|
|Draft:||27 ft 9 in (8.46 m)|
|Propulsion:||Two oil-fired boilers
Triple expansion steam engine
2,500 hp (1,864 kW)
|Speed:||11 knots (20 km/h; 13 mph)|
|Capacity:||9,140 tons cargo|
|Armament:||• 1 × Stern-mounted 4 in (100 mm) deck gun
• AA guns
SS Harriet Tubman (MC contract 3032) was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Harriet Tubman, an African-American freedom fighter during the American Civil War.
The ship was laid down by the South Portland Shipbuilding Corporation, South Portland, Maine, on 19 April 1944, then launched on 3 June 1944. The ship survived the war only to suffer the same fate as nearly all other Liberty ships that survived did; she was scrapped in 1972.
- "New England Shipbuilding Company, South Portland ME". shipbuildinghistory.com. Retrieved 2009-12-16.