american SS James Longstreet (+1943)
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general
nationality american
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class Liberty EC2-S-C1
Liberty EC2-S-C1 Richard Montgomery SS [+1944]
propulsion steam
date built 1942
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 7176  grt
dimensions 134.6 x 17.3 x 8.5 m
material steel
engine 2 × oil-fired boilers 1 × triple-expansion steam engine, 2,500 horsepower (1,900 kW) 1 × screw propeller
armament 1 x stern mounted 4"/102 mm deck gun  [*]
power 2500  h.p.
speed 11  knots
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 26/10/1943  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Houston Ship Building Corp.
owner
United States Government
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 7.6 max. / 6.1 min. (m)
orientation
position on seabed upright
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 02/02/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 09/10/2012


[*] means that the value was inherited from Richard Montgomery SS [+1944], the reference for Liberty EC2-S-C1.
 
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Allen Tony03/05/2010James Longstreet SS was an American Liberty ship that ran aground and was wrecked on the 26th October 1943 at Sandy Hook. She was later used as a target in 1945.
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