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Year Built
1920
Official Number
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Ship Yard
Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Division
General Type
Tanker
Specific Type
Tanker - Oil
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Net Tons
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Gross Tons
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Cargo Capacity
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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, 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
Gulf Oil Company

Operator Agreement
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Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
April 03, 1943

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by a German submarine while en route from Corpus Christi, Texas to Portland, Maine.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Gulf of Mexico

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 2

Lat/Long
24° 22' N., 80° 18' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 50 miles southeast of Marathon Key, Florida

Lives Lost
36

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