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Year Built
1910
Official Number
208166
Ship Yard
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
General Type
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Specific Type
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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
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Operator
United States Lines

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Flag State
Panama

Incident Information
Incident Date
April 13, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-435 while en route from Murmansk, Russia to New York as part of Convoy QP-10.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Northeast Atlantic

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 2

Lat/Long
78° 28' N., 28° 30' E.

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Lives Lost
20

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