M.S. Atlantic Sun
 
 
 
Sun Ship Hull #:  212 Contract Date: 3/14/1940
Keel Laid: 1/11/1941 Time on Ways (M/D): 5/6
Date Delivered: 3/20/1941 Time in Wet Basin (M/D): 2/9
Total Time Bldg.: 7/5 Promised Delivery Date: 6/19/1941
D.W.T.:  17942 Propulsion: diesel
H.P.: 7500 Speed:  15.5 knots
Sponsor:  MISS EVA S. PEW Delivery Price:  
Bbls. Capacity: 156,840 Launch Date: 1/11/1941
Previous Owner:   Previous Name:  
Date Purchased:  1947 Date Sold:  
Subsequent Owner:   Subsequent Name:  
       
 Length: 521'  Beam: 70'
 Depth: 40"  Class:  LLOYDS/ABS
 Draft: 30' 4-1/2"  GWT:  11355
ON Number: 240404    
Torpedoed by submarine: 51.00N/41.00W  on 02/17/1943 (65*)
 

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