S.S. JOHN W. BROWN

Address: Fort Eustis, Newport News (Independent City), Virginia. County/parish: Newport News.

NRIS 85000399

Removed from the National Register of Historic Places November 17, 1997.

From Wikipedia:

SS John W. Brown

SS John W. Brown is a Liberty ship, one of two still operational and one of three preserved as museum ships. As a Liberty ship, she operated as a merchant ship of the United States Merchant Marine during World War II and later was a vocational high school training ship in New York City for many years. Now preserved, she is a museum ship and cruise ship berthed at Clinton Street Pier 1 in Baltimore Harbor in Maryland.

John W. Brown was named after the Canadian-born American labor union leader John W. Brown (1867–1941).

The other surviving operational Liberty ship is SS Jeremiah O'Brien in San Francisco, California, US. A third Liberty ship, SS Hellas Liberty (ex-SS Arthur M. Huddell) is preserved as a static museum ship in Piraeus, Greece.

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Architects:

  • Bethelhem-Fairfield Shipyard
  • US Maritime Commission

Architectural styles:

  • Other

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/85000399

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