SS Gouverneur Morris
|Name:||SS Gouverneur Morris|
|Builder:||Oregon Shipbuilding Company, Portland, Oregon|
|Laid down:||29 March 1943|
|Launched:||18 April 1943|
|Fate:||Tranferred to Russia, 1943|
|Career (USSR)||Template:Country data USSR|
|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)|
2 × oil fired boilers|
Triple expansion steam engine, 2,500 hp (1,864 kW)
|Speed:||11.5 knots (21.3 km/h; 13.2 mph)|
|Capacity:||9,140 tons cargo|
• 1 × 4 in (100 mm) deck gun|
• Variety of anti-aircraft guns
SS Gouverneur Morris (Hull Number 1627) was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Gouverneur Morris, author of large sections of the United States Constitution, including the Preamble.
The ship was laid down on 29 March 1943, then launched on 18 April 1943. She was given to the Soviet Union in 1943, where she was renamed the Leningrad. Later in her life, she was given the name Ivan Kulibin, but was eventually scrapped in 1974.
- "Kaiser Oregon Shipbuilding". shipbuildinghistory.com. http://shipbuildinghistory.com/history/shipyards/4emergency/wwtwo/koregon.htm. Retrieved 2009-11-28.
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