DUNCAN L. CLINCH


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
246582
Ship Yard
J. A. Jones Construction Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Sunk - Mine


Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Duncan L. Clinch (1787-1845). Duncan Lamont Clinch was a soldier and politician. Clinch served as an officer in the U.S. Army during the First and Second Seminole Wars. Clinch was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia from 1844-1845.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Duncan L. Clinch at this time.

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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
War Shipping Administration

Operator
American Export Lines

Operator Agreement
General Agent Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
December 23, 1945

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Mine

Cause Comments
Struck a mine while leaving the harbor at Le Havre, France.

Conflict
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Location of Incident
English Channel

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
49° 27' N., 00° 03' E.49° 27' N., 00° 03' E.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 2 miles west of Le Havre

Lives Lost
0

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