CYRUS H. MCCORMICK


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
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Ship Yard
Permanente Metals Corporation
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
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Net Tons
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Cargo Capacity
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Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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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
American President Lines

Operator Agreement
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Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
April 18, 1945

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-1107 while en route from New York to Antwerp, Belgium as part of Convoy HX-348.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Northeast Atlantic

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 2

Lat/Long
48° 05' N., 06° 28' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 75 miles southwest of Brest, France

Lives Lost
6

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