H. D. COLLIER


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Year Built
1938
Official Number
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Shipyard
Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock
General Type
Tanker
Specific Type
Tanker - Oil
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
444 feet
Beam
65 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
4934 tons
Gross Tons
8298 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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H. D. COLLIER

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Vessel Information
Owner
Standard Oil of California

Operator
War Shipping Administration - Caltex Oil Company, Ltd.

Operator Agreement
General Agent Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
March 13, 1944

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed and shelled by Japanese submarine I-26 while en route from Abadan, Iran, to Bombay (Mumbai), (India).

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Indian Ocean

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
21° 30' N., 66° 11' E.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 300 miles southwest of Karachi, (India)

Lives Lost
45

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