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25)EMPIRE HAWK MoWT (IT SUB)




Photo. www.shipsnostalgia.com By Bruce Carson



Built: 1919


Tonnage: 5,032 / 7,997 tons


Cargo: 6,989 tons general cargo including 3,500 tons coal and 2,200 tons army transport material


Route: New York & Trinidad for Table Bay & Alexandria


Sunk by Italian submarine Tazzoli 12 December 1942 on pos. 05°56′N 39°50′W.


0 Dead


51 Survivors


Empire Hawk was a 5,032 GRT cargo ship which was built by American International Shipbuilding Co, Hog Island, Philadelphia. Completed in 1919 as Coahoma County for the USSB. To American Diamond Lines Inc in 1931 and renamed Black Tern in 1932. To MoWT in 1941 and renamed Empire Hawk. 


 

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