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SS Oklahoman
Posted by: Eric Stone ()
Date: November 01, 2009 07:29PM

All,

On July 7, 1942 freighter SS Oklahoman (Not to be confused with the Battleship USS Oklahoma) Sank 1nm West of Dassen Island, South Africa. After a review of the database here, it does not appear that any U-boats were in the vicinity at the time,
so was this a simple case of bad weather, human error, mechanical issue or something else?

The area looks pretty treacherous, so would this have been the normal route or does anyone know why she would have been there or have any more information on the circumstances of her loss?

Regards,

Eric Stone
www.ssarkansan.com

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SS Oklahoman Eric Stone 11/01/2009 07:29PM
Re: SS Oklahoman Michael Lowrey 11/01/2009 07:43PM
Re: SS Oklahoman Ken Dunn 11/01/2009 07:48PM
Re: SS Oklahoman Eric Stone 11/02/2009 02:51PM
Re: SS Oklahoman Ken Dunn 11/02/2009 03:14PM


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