M.S. Mercury Sun
Sun Ship Hull #:  133 Contract Date: 4/17/1930
Keel Laid: 1/17/1931 Time on Ways (M/D):  10/21
Date Delivered: 12/17/1931 Time in Wet Basin (M/D): 0/9
Total Time Bldg.: 11/0 Promised Delivery Date: 4/1/1931
D.W.T.:  14791 Propulsion: diesel
H.P.: 2800 Speed: 11 knots
Sponsor: MISS SARAH E. PEW Delivery Price:  
Bbls. Capacity:   Launch date: 12/8/1931
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 Length:  480'  Beam: 65'9"
 Depth: 37'6"  Class: ABS
       
ON Number: 231354    
Torpedoed by submarine:  21.01N/84.26W on 05/18/1942 (6*)
 

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