CADDO


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
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Shipyard
Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock
General Type
Tanker
Specific Type
LNG Liquefied Natural Gas
MARAD Type
T2-SE-A1
Ship Length
488 feet
Beam
68 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
5928 tons
Gross Tons
10172 tons
Cargo Capacity
138324 barrels
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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Mission

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Documents


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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
Socony-Vacuum Oil Company

Operator
Socony-Vacuum Oil Company

Operator Agreement
Time Charter Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
November 23, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-518 while en route from Baytown, Texas, to Iceland.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
North Atlantic Ocean

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 2

Lat/Long
42° 25' N., 48° 27' W.

Incident Location Comments
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Lives Lost
51

Wreck Site Information
Location of Wreck
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Accuracy of Wreck Location
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