M. F. ELLIOTT


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Year Built
1921
Official Number
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Ship Yard
Moore Shipbuilding Company
General Type
Tanker
Specific Type
Tanker - Oil
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Net Tons
4277 tons
Gross Tons
6940 tons
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
Standard Oil Company of New Jersey

Operator Agreement
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Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
June 03, 1942

Use at Loss
Vessel Movement

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-502 while en route from Newport News, Virginia to Caripito, Venezuela.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Caribbean Sea

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 2

Lat/Long
11° 58' N., 63° 33' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 150 miles northwest of Trinidad

Lives Lost
13

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