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Friday, April 26, 2013

SS E. G. SEUBERT [A TANKER OF MANY NAMES]

The SS E.G. Seubert was the name the tanker finally went by when she met her fate of 22 February 1944.  She actually started her life in 1918 as the SS L.C Doheny named after a grandson of the oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny.

Well she was transferred to the US Navy, commissioned and worked under them for about a year...hauling oil and doubling as a transport to bring home the troops.....and the story goes on ...that is until she met up with the German U-boat U-510...of which had a 'field day' with convoy PA-69.
HERE is the article