SS Timothy Pickering
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|Name:||SS Timothy Pickering|
|Builder:||Permanente Metals Corp., Richmond No. 2 Yard, Richmond, California|
|Laid down:||8 October 1941|
|Launched:||28 March 1942|
|Fate:||Sunk by dive bomber, 1943. While anchored offshore at Avola, Sicily on 13 July 1943 with the loss of 127 British servicemen and a number of United States Merchant seamen. Only one British serviceman survived the explosion.|
|Tonnage:||7,000 long tons deadweight (DWT)|
|Length:||441 ft 6 in (134.57 m)|
|Beam:||56 ft 10.75 in (17.3419 m)|
|Draft:||27 ft 9.25 in (8.4646 m)|
|Speed:||11.5 knots (21.3 km/h; 13.2 mph)|
|Capacity:||9,140 tons cargo|
SS Timothy Pickering (Hull Number 246) was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Timothy Pickering, the third United States Secretary of State under George Washington and John Adams.
- "Kaiser Permanente No. 2". shipbuildinghistory.com. Retrieved 2009-11-28.
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