BAJA CALIFORNIA


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BajaCalifornia_6880_013.jpg
Year Built
1914
Official Number
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Shipyard
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General Type
General Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
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Beam
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Mast Height
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Net Tons
962 tons
Gross Tons
1649 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

BAJA CALIFORNIA

Mission

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Milestones


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
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Operator
Empresa Hondurena de Vapores

Operator Agreement
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Flag State
Honduras

Incident Information
Incident Date
July 18, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-84 while en route from New Orleans, Louisiana to Puerto Barrios, Guatemala.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Gulf of Mexico

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 2

Lat/Long
25° 14' N., 82° 27' W.

Incident Location Comments
40 miles northeast of Rebecca Shoals

Lives Lost
3

Wreck Site Information
Location of Wreck
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Accuracy of Wreck Location
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