MUNGER T. BALL


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Year Built
1920
Official Number
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Ship Yard
Terry Shipbuilding
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, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Sunk - Torpedo


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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
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Operator
Sabine Transportation Company

Operator Agreement
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Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
May 04, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed and machine-gunned by German submarine U-507 while en route from Smith's Bluff, Texas to Wilmington, North Carolina.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Gulf of Mexico

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 2

Lat/Long
25° 17' N., 83° 57' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 80 miles northwest of Dry Tortugas Island

Lives Lost
30

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