John Morgan


John Morgan was a Liberty ship built at Bethlehem Shipbuilding in Baltimore, and was launched in May 1943. Under her maiden voyage sailing from Philadelphia to Bandar Shahpur loaded with P-39 airplanes, tanks, arms, and ammunition she collided with the steamer Montana 1.June 1943. She broke in two parts exploded before she disappeared in the deep.67 people lost their lives in the accident. The broken remains of John Morgan rest today on a depth of 30 to 35 meter northeast of Virginia Beach.

Former names:
John Morgan

441,6 x 57,0 x 27,9 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
7176 grt
Baltimore ( US ) 1943
Washington DC ( US )
36°59'56.0"N 75°23'59.0"W
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