EZRA WESTON


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Year Built
1943
Official Number
243831
Shipyard
New England Shipbuilding Corporation
General Type
General Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
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Mast Height
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Net Tons
4380 tons
Gross Tons
7176 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 square feet
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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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EZRA WESTON

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Vessel Information
Owner
War Shipping Administration

Operator
International Freighting Corporation

Operator Agreement
General Agent Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
August 08, 1944

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-667 while en route from Avonmouth, England, United Kingdom, to Falmouth, England, as part of Convoy EBC-66.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
English Channel

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
50° 42' N., 05° 02' W.

Incident Location Comments
8 miles off Trevose Head, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

Lives Lost
0

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