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Year Built
1938
Official Number
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Ship Yard
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General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
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Net Tons
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Gross Tons
1654 tons
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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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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
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Operator
War Department

Operator Agreement
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Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
June 07, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-172 while en route from New Orleans, Louisiana to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Caribbean Sea

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 2

Lat/Long
17° 30' N., 71° 20' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 10 miles south of Cape Beata, Dominican Republic

Lives Lost
44

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