S.S. Dorchester Memorial

S.S. Dorchester Memorial (HMJRJ)

Location: Dorchester, WI 54425 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 59.918', W 90° 19.792'

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The Ship
Built 1926

Statistics:
Length overall · 368'
Beam · 52'
Draft · 19'
Gross tons · 5,649
Speed (knots) · 12
Radius (miles) · 5,500
Propulsion · Recip. eng.
Passengers · 788
Cargo (cu. ft.) · 187,250


Jan. 24, 1942 Became U.S. Warship USAT
Jan. 22, 1943 Departed N.Y. to Greenland (6th trip)
Feb. 3, 1943 Torpedoed in the North Atlantic (by U-223)
Lat. 59? 23' N Long. 48? 42' W

The Men
[number On Board, Saved, Lost]
Officers, USA · 15 4 11
Enlisted men, USA · 525 132 393
U.S. Navy gun crew · 24 10 14
Coast Guard · 33 7 26
Enlisted men, USN · 2 2 0
Civilians (War Dept.) · 155 44 111
Danish Citizens · 16 3 13
Ship's Crew · 132 28 104
[totals]
On Board 902 · Saved 230 · Lost 672

Including the Immortal Chaplains:
the linked brothers of the faith
greatest loss of life to that
time in WWII of a ship at sea.
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 1:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 710452 N 4986267
Decimal Degrees44.99863333, -90.32986667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 59.918', W 90° 19.792'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 59' 55.08" N, 90° 19' 47.52" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-108 3rd Ave, Dorchester WI 54425, US
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