J. L. M. CURRY


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
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Shipyard
Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company
General Type
General Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
441 feet
Beam
57 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
4380 tons
Gross Tons
7177 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 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 - No Further Info

Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for J. L. M. Curry (1825-1903) Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry was a soldier, politician, college professor and administrator. Curry fought in the Mexican-American War and served as an officer in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Curry was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia from 1857-1861.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship J. L. M. Curry at this time.


Vessel Name History

J. L. M. CURRY

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
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Operator
Lykes Brothers Steamship Company

Operator Agreement
Unknown

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
March 08, 1943

Use at Loss
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Cause
Sunk - No Further Info

Cause Comments
Foundered while en route from Murmansk, Russia to Loch Ewe, Scotland as part of Convoy RA-53.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Northeast Atlantic

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 2

Lat/Long
66° 53' N., 14° 17' W.

Incident Location Comments
Off the northeast coast of Iceland

Lives Lost
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Wreck Site Information
Location of Wreck
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Accuracy of Wreck Location
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Wreck Location Comments
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