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Year Built
1917
Official Number
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Ship Yard
Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Division
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
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Net Tons
2188 tons
Gross Tons
3450 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, Lightweight
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Fate
Sunk - Other Hostile Act


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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
A.H. Bull & Company

Operator
U.S. Maritime Commission

Operator Agreement
Time Charter Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
May 24, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Other Hostile Act

Cause Comments
Torpedoed (failed to explode) and shelled by German submarine U-558 while en route from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, to Pensacola, Florida.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Caribbean Sea

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
17° 23' N., 76° 58' W.

Incident Location Comments
South of Kingston, Jamaica

Lives Lost
1

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