It is 59 1/2" L x 29" W x 2 1/4" D of wooden top. It's an authentic hatch door from a WWII Liberty Ship wooden hatch cover. You know, like a door from a ship. Nautical coffee table custom made in the 1970's using an authentic WWII era Liberty ship hatch cover and again as the base legs. This can be used indoors or out as a nautical coffee table. The Texas City Disaster. The liberty ships; The history of the"emergency" type cargo ships constructed in the United States during World War II, by L. A. Sawyer and W. H. Mitchell. To this day, a voyage of discovery awaits on the good ship Liberty, with history hidden amongst six floors of cutting-edge design, unexpected edits and beautiful wares from the world's greatest craftspeople. The Liberty and Victory ships were the last vessels to be made with wooden hatch covers, and now they are gone. I came back with a ship hatch. The second was to install crack-arresting devices, to stop cracks from propagating through the hulls. Two lines of rope are inlaid in between the hatch cover … The first was to redraw the Liberty ship plans to round off the troublesome hatch corners. Now, I shouldn’t have to justify this sort of purchase, because (in case you missed it) it’s from a WWII ship, but I knew Leslie might be less than enthused. Vintage WWII Liberty Ship Hatch Cover Nautical Table This unique vintage find has a lot of history. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Antique Liberty Ship WWII Hatch Covers Coffee Table at the best online prices at eBay! Not just any ship, a World War II-era ship. Built in just 42 days on average, the liberty ships suffered from brittle steel failures. Each Liberty Ship Hatch Cover also has a securing metal rod located in the center of the hatch going through all three pine boards and rivted. It is made from military cargo ships, also known as Liberty Ships. Cornell Maritime Press, Cambridge, Md.,1970. April 16, 1947 . War Shipping Administration, Press Releases 1941-1945 Photo courtesy Liberty ship … About 1,000 Liberty ships were made during War II. First of all, here is a bit of history about "Hatch Tables"...Liberty hatch covers are the last true wooden hatch covers that were made specifically for the World War II Liberty ships, which were built to be used as workhorses during the war. This was to stabilize and help keep the heavy boards from warping. A Liberty ship. The liberty ships' hull crack issues were caused by a number of issues, such as brittle failure due to embrittlement. I am selling a WWII Liberty Ship wooden hatch cover table. It has two sturdy wooden legs that can be detached. The World War II Liberty Ship was designed to be a mass-produced cargo ship. Free shipping for many products! It had been observed that fractures were generally stopped by perpendicular barriers such as riveted or especially strong seams (Tassava 2003, p. 101). 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