GALVESTON


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Year Built
1921
Official Number
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Shipyard
Dollut and Williams
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
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Net Tons
3280 tons
Gross Tons
6174 tons
Cargo Capacity
439000 square feet
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 as Breakwater

Historical Narrative



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Vessel Name History

GALVESTON

Mission

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Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event Date Content
Sunk
6/8/1944 Intentionally sunk as a block ship as part of the D-Day invasion

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Documents


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
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Operator
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Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
June 08, 1944

Use at Loss
Other

Cause
Sunk as Breakwater

Cause Comments
Intentionally sunk as a blockship to help form an artificial harbor.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Northeast Atlantic

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Wreck Site Information
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