MACBETH


Macbeth_9627_001.jpg
Macbeth_9627_001.jpg
Year Built
1920
Official Number
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Shipyard
N. Odero and Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
403.3 feet
Beam
39.75 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
2955 tons
Gross Tons
4935 tons
Cargo Capacity
402000 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



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Vessel Name History

1920 - 1941: Ida Z. O.
1941 - 1942: Macbeth
(sunk by torpedo on 9/13/1942)


Vessel Name History

MACBETH

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event Date Content
Requisitioned
7/25/1941 Vessel was foreign flag, requisitioned by the War Shipping Administration in Mobile Alabama under the auspices of an executive order. From August 19, 1941, the vessel was operated, under a general agent agreement, by U.S. Lines.
Vessel Name Change
8/26/1941 Vessel name changed from IDA Z. O. to MACBETH
Change of Flag State
8/26/1941 Vessel flag registry changed from Italy to Panama
Sunk
9/13/1942 Vessel sunk by torpedo

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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
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Operator
United States Lines

Operator Agreement
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Flag State
Panama

Incident Information
Incident Date
September 13, 1942

Use at Loss
Cargo Transportation

Cause
Sunk - No Further Info

Cause Comments
Attacked by German aircraft while en route from New York to Archangel, Russia.

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Northeast Atlantic

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 2

Lat/Long
76° 05' N., 10° 00' E.

Incident Location Comments
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Lives Lost
0

Wreck Site Information
Location of Wreck
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Accuracy of Wreck Location
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