TACHIRA


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Year Built
1920
Official Number
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Shipyard
McDougal Duluth Company
General Type
Not Assigned
Specific Type
Not Assigned
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
251 feet
Beam
44 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
1389 tons
Gross Tons
2325 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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TACHIRA

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Vessel Information
Owner
Grace Line

Operator
Grace Line

Operator Agreement
Time Charter Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
July 12, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-129 while en route from Barranquilla, Colombia, to New Orleans, Louisiana.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Caribbean Sea

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
18° 15' N., 81° 54' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 375 miles northwest of Jamaica

Lives Lost
5

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