british MOWT - Ministry of War Transport (WWII) SS Empire Ocelot [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1919
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 5759  grt
dimensions 125.1 x 16.5 x 8.9 m
material steel
engine Triple expansioin engines
power 369  n.h.p.
speed 11.5  knots
yard no. 22
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 28/09/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.2rank: 667
about people
builder
Ames Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Seattle
last owner
[1]MOWT - Ministry of War Transport (WWII), London
SS Empire Ocelot [+1940]
period 1940 ~ 1940
prev. owners
[2]Pacific-Atlantic SS Co. - States SS Co., Portland (Oregon)
SS San Marcos
period 1930 ~ 1940
[3]Columbia Pacific Shipping
SS Myrtle
period 1925 ~ 1930
[4]United States Government
SS West Jena
period 1919 ~ 1925
captain Peter Bonar
no. of crew 33
about the wreck
depth (m.) 3000 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
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war grave
references
references
[1] Lloyd´s of London, Lloyd's Register of Shipping
[2]  uboat.net
updates
entered by Allen Tony
entered 27/08/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 16/11/2011
 
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[1] Lettens Jan17/02/2009
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Empire Ocelot was a British cargo steamer of 5759 tons built in 1919. On the 28th September 1940 when on route from LIVERPOOL for PHILADELPHIA and BALTIMORE in ballast she was torpedoed without warning and sunk by U-32. 2 crew were lost from a total of 35.
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About Builders
 Ames Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Seattle
Ames Shipbuilding Company was organized in 1917 on a site at 26th Avenue SW and SW Hanford Street, which is where the container terminal is now, just west of Harbor Island. One of its owners was John Wilson, a Seattle boatbuilder:
 
 
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