american SS Emidio (+1941)
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general
nationality american
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion steam
date built 1921
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 6912  grt
dimensions 132.6 x 17.1 x -- m
material steel
engine Triple expansion engine
power  
speed 11  knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 20/12/1941  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Bethlehem Fairfield Shipbuilding Corp. Ltd. - Bethlehem Steel, Fairfield
last owner
[1]General Petroleum Co.
SS Emidio (+1941)
period 1923 ~ 1941
prev. owners
[2]Us Shipping Board - United States Shipping Board - Ussb, Washington D.C.
SS Hammac
period 1921 ~ 1923
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entered by Jan Lettens
entered 02/02/2008
last update Gothro Phil
last update 20/12/2011
 
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Allen Tony04/08/2008Emidio SS was an American Steam Tanker of 6,912 tons. On the 20th December 1941 she was torpedoed and shelled by IJN submarine I-17, wrecked on shore near Crescent City, California.
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About Builders
 Bethlehem Fairfield Shipbuilding Corp. Ltd. - Bethlehem Steel, Fairfield
Bethlehem Steel Corporation's shipbuilding division was created in 1905 when it acquired the San Francisco shipyard Union Iron Works in 1905.
In 1917 it was incorporated as Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation , Limited, otherwise known as BethShip.

Headquarters were in Quincy , Massachusetts after acquiring Fore River Shipyard in 1913 and later in Sparrows Point, Maryland in 1964.



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