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Year Built
1920
Official Number
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Shipyard
American International Shipbuilding
General Type
Not Assigned
Specific Type
Not Assigned
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
390 feet
Beam
54 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
3032 tons
Gross Tons
4961 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


Historical Narrative



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Vessel Name History

QUAKER CITY

Mission

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Historical Documents
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Milestones


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Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
U.S. Maritime Commission

Operator
U.S. Maritime Commission

Operator Agreement
Unknown

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
May 18, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-156 while en route from Cape Town, South Africa, to Norfolk, Virginia.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Atlantic Ocean

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
15° 47' N., 53° 12' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 300 miles east of Barbados

Lives Lost
10

Wreck Site Information
Location of Wreck
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Accuracy of Wreck Location
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