HAHIRA


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Year Built
1920
Official Number
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Shipyard
Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Division
General Type
Tanker
Specific Type
Crude Oil
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
436 feet
Beam
56 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
4234 tons
Gross Tons
6855 tons
Cargo Capacity
79769 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

Historical Narrative



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Vessel Name History

HAHIRA

Mission

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Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event Date Content
Requisitioned
3/11/1942 Vessel requisitioned under a time charter from the Atlantic Refining Company but simultaneously time-chartered back to that company for operatin.
Sunk
11/3/1942 Vessel torpedoed and sunk.

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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
Atlantic Refining Company

Operator
British Government

Operator Agreement
Time Charter Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
November 03, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-521 while en route from New York, New York, to a United Kingdom port as part of Convoy SC-107.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
North Atlantic

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
54° 15' N., 41° 47' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 400 miles south of Cape Farewell, Greenland

Lives Lost
3

Wreck Site Information
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Accuracy of Wreck Location
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