KNOXVILLE CITY


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Year Built
1921
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General Type
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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
Isthmian Steamship Company

Operator
U.S. Maritime Commission

Operator Agreement
Time Charter Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
June 01, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-158 while en route from New York to Suez, Egypt.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Caribbean Sea

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
21° 15' N., 83° 50' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 50 miles southeast of Cape Corrientes, Cuba

Lives Lost
2

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