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The SS Abraham Clark was a Liberty Ship built by the California Shipbuilding Corporation and launched in April 1942. It was named after Abraham Clark, an American politician and signer of the Declaration of Independence. The SS Abraham Clark was one of the ships that took part in the landing operations of the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Having survived the war, the ship was sold to a private company in 1947 and operated until 1959 when it was wrecked in the Grays Harbor and scrapped at a later point.