M. F. ELLIOTT


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Year Built
1921
Official Number
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Shipyard
Moore Shipbuilding Company
General Type
Tanker
Specific Type
Tanker - LNG
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
438 feet
Beam
57 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
4277 tons
Gross Tons
6940 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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M. F. ELLIOTT

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Vessel Information
Owner
Standard Oil Company of New Jersey

Operator
Standard Oil Company of New Jersey

Operator Agreement
General Agent Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
June 03, 1942

Use at Loss
Vessel Movement

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed by German submarine U-502 while en route from Newport News, Virginia, to Caripito, Venezuela.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Caribbean Sea

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
11° 58' N., 63° 33' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 150 miles northwest of Trinidad

Lives Lost
13

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