HALO


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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
435 feet
Beam
56 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
4301 tons
Gross Tons
6986 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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HALO

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Vessel Information
Owner
Cities Service Oil Company

Operator
Cities Service Oil Company

Operator Agreement
Time Charter Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
May 20, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-506 while en route from Tampico, Mexico, to New Orleans, Louisiana, via Galveston, Texas.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Gulf of Mexico

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
28° 42' N., 90° 08' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 21 miles off Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Lives Lost
39

Wreck Site Information
Location of Wreck
Approximately 21 miles off Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Wreck sits intact except for break across stern, bow embedded in seafloor; surveyed by BOEM Deep Wrecks project 2004; 470 ft. water

Accuracy of Wreck Location
Historic 1

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