Hellas Liberty 02
Piraeus - Greece 01 September 2012

 

Hellas Liberty 01
01/09/12

 

Name

HELLAS LIBERTY

Hellenic name

ΕΛΛΑΣ ΛΙΜΠΕΡΤΥ

Previous names

1943 - 2008 SS Arthur M. Huddell - Call sign: KVDD - Home port: Norfolk - USA

2008 Hellas Liberty

Type

General cargo - Museum ship

IMO-number

5025706

Flag

Greece

Port of registry

Piraeus

GT

7.258 t

DWT

Summer: 10.668 t

NT

4.464 t

Length

128,69 m overall

126,80 m between perpendiculars

Breadth

17,38 m

Draught

8,50 m

Depth

10,61 m

Speed

11,5 knots

Built

1943

Launch date

07.12.1943

Builder

St. John´s River Shipbuilding company
Jacksonville
Florida
United States Of America

Yard number

23

Hull material

Steel

Hull type

Single hull

Main engine

Two oil-fired boilers triple-expansion steam engine - 2.500 hp /1.900 kW

Propellers

1x Fixed pitch

Number of holds

4

Number of hatches

4

Armament

Stern-mounted 4-in (102 mm) deck gun for use against surfaced submarines, variety of anti-aircraft guns

Lifting equipment

10x Derricks

Owner

2008 Hellenic Government

Remarks

In 2008, theArthur M. Huddell was transferred to Greece and was converted to a floating museum dedicated to the history of the Greek merchant marine; however, while missing major components were restored, this ship is no longer operational

In June 2010 she was presented to the public in her restored form in Piraeus harbour.