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Year Built
1921
Official Number
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Ship Yard
Northwest Steel Company
General Type
Tanker
Specific Type
Tanker - Oil
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Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Sunk - Torpedo


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Vessel Information
Owner
Marine Transport Lines

Operator
War Shipping Administration

Operator Agreement
Time Charter Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
October 08, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-68 while en route from Abadan, Iran, to Cape Town, South Africa.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
South Atlantic

Accuracy of Incident Location
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Lat/Long
34° 40' S., 18° 25' E.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 25 miles southeast of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Lives Lost
0

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