HATCH, FREEMAN

Registry and Rig Information

Name HATCH, FREEMAN
Registry U.S.
Official Number 168494
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 250.33
Width 42.00
Depth 18.33
Gross Tonnage 1793.00
Net Tonnage 995.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00271

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1950 (1793 gross - 1000 net). Tonnage change, 1956 (1752 gross - 1000 net). Tonnage change, 1957 (1793 gross - 1028 net).
History Built as N3-S-A1 class cargo vessel for U.S. Maritime Administration. Sent on Lend-Lease to Great Britain.
Disposition Sunk on ill-fated \"Castro\" invasion of Cuba, April 17, 1961, in Bay of Cochinos, on south coast of Cuba.

Build Information

Builder Smith, L.D. Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Sturgeon Bay, WI
Date Built 1943-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry
CHARLES M.1950-00-001953-00-00U.K.
HOUSTON1953-00-001955-00-00PANAMA
HOUSTON1955-00-001961-00-00LIBERIA

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Maritime Commission (Ministry of Transport, Mgrs.)1943-00-001950-00-00U.S.168494
Metcalf Motor Coasters, Ltd.1950-00-001953-00-00U.K.
Naviero del Golfo S.A.1953-00-001955-00-00PANAMA
Miramar Shipping Corp.1955-00-001956-00-00LIBERIA
Overseas Shipping Corp.1956-00-001957-00-00LIBERIA
Caribbean Shipping Corp.1957-00-001961-00-00LIBERIA