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Year Built
1920
Official Number
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Ship Yard
American International Shipbuilding
General Type
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Specific Type
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Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Summer
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Sunk - Torpedo


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Vessel Information
Owner
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Operator
United States Lines Company

Operator Agreement
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Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
May 18, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-156 while en route from Bombay, India to Norfolk, Virginia.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Caribbean Sea

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 2

Lat/Long
15° 47' N., 53° 45' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 300 miles east of Barbados

Lives Lost
11

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