John Morgan

Virginia,North America

John Morgan was a Liberty ship built at Bethlehem Shipbuilding in Baltimore and launched in May 1943. She didnt get a long career at all. Already on her maiden voyage a month later she collided with the steamer Montana 1.June 1943 loaded with military Lend Lease equipment. She broke in two parts and sank on a depth of 30 meter. The remains of John Morgan rest today northeast of Virginia Beach.


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John Morgan

441,6 x 57,0 x 27,9 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
7176 grt
Baltimore ( US ) 1943
Washington DC ( US )
36°59′56″ N 75°23′59″ W
( Source: Scuba Board )

Coordinates: 36°59′56″N 75°23′59″W
Picture: John Morgan
Originally from skovheim.org