RACELAND


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Year Built
1920
Official Number
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Shipyard
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General Type
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Specific Type
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Net Tons
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Gross Tons
4815 tons
Cargo Capacity
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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 - Other Hostile Act

Historical Narrative



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Vessel Name History

RACELAND

Mission

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Documents


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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
South Atlantic Steamship Line

Operator
South Atlantic Steamship Line

Operator Agreement
General Agent Agreement

Flag State
Panama

Incident Information
Incident Date
March 28, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Other Hostile Act

Cause Comments
Bombed by German aircraft while en route from Boston, Massachusetts, to Murmansk, Russia, after becoming separated from Convoy PQ-13.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
North Sea

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

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Incident Location Comments
Approximately 450 miles from Murmansk, Russia

Lives Lost
9

Wreck Site Information
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