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Year Built
1920
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General Type
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Fate
Sunk - Torpedo


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Vessel Information
Owner
Lykes Brothers Steamship Company

Operator
Lykes Brothers Steamship Company

Operator Agreement
Time Charter Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
May 26, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-703 while en route from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Murmansk, Russia, as part of Convoy PQ-16.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Norwegian Sea

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
72° N., 06° E.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 200 miles southwest of Bear Island, Svalbard, Norway

Lives Lost
12

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