KAIMOKU


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Year Built
1919
Official Number
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Shipyard
Skinner and Eddy Corporation
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
403 feet
Beam
55 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
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Gross Tons
6367 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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Vessel Name History

KAIMOKU

Mission

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Documents


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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
Matson Navigation Company

Operator
Matson Navigation Company

Operator Agreement
Time Charter Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
August 08, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-379 while en route from New York, New York, to Liverpool, England, United Kingdom, as part of Convoy SC-94.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
North Atlantic

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
56° 32' N., 32° 15' W.

Incident Location Comments
North Atlantic Ocean

Lives Lost
4

Wreck Site Information
Location of Wreck
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Accuracy of Wreck Location
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