MAE


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Year Built
1918
Official Number
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Shipyard
Skinner and Eddy Corporation
General Type
General Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
410 feet
Beam
54 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
3516 tons
Gross Tons
5607 tons
Cargo Capacity
300000 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 - Torpedo

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Vessel Name History

MAE

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Milestones


Event Date Content
Sunk
9/17/1942 Vessel reported sunk.

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Shipwreck Information


Vessel Information
Owner
A.H. Bull & Company

Operator
Alcoa Steamship Company

Operator Agreement
Time Charter Agreement

Flag State
United States

Incident Information
Incident Date
September 17, 1942

Use at Loss
Vessel Movement

Cause
Sunk - Torpedo

Cause Comments
Torpedoed and shelled by German submarine U-515 while en route from Trinidad to Georgetown, British Guiana (Guyana).

Conflict
World War II

Location of Incident
Caribbean Sea

Accuracy of Incident Location
Historic 1

Lat/Long
08° 03' N., 58° 13' W.

Incident Location Comments
Approximately 41 miles north of Georgetown, British Guiana

Lives Lost
1

Wreck Site Information
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Accuracy of Wreck Location
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