Disappearance of the S.S. Poet
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Disappearance of the S.S. Poet hearings before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, on the fate of the U.S.--flag freighter, the S.S. "Poet," which disappeared with all hands aboard, April 9, June 24, 1981. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Atlantic Coast (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • S.S. Poet (Ship),
  • Shipwrecks -- Atlantic Coast (U.S.)

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .M4 1981a
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 263 p. :
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3922170M
LC Control Number81603552

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In the early morning darkness of Oct. 24, the S.S. Poet steamed down the Delaware River from the port of Philadelphia carrying a cargo of corn and a crew of 34 men bound for Port Said, Egypt. Remembering the SS Poet 36th Years. likes. The SS Poet was a bulk carrier ship operated by Hawaiian Eugenia Co. On Octo the Followers: S.S. Poet was initially built as a transport ship for the US Navy in during World War II. It transported troops regularly until , and then there was a long gap when it virtually remained idle. It went through changes in ownership and was finally taken over by the company Hawaiian Eugenia Corp in Disappearance of the S.S. Poet: hearings before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, on the fate of the freighter, the S.S. "Poet," which disappeared with all .

  R/O Walter J. Kane, III (WJK3) told me it was Radio Officers Union (ROU) and that he had gone to ROU apprentice school in with the radio officer, Joseph Vyhnak, who was assigned to S.S. Poet as his first ship and perished on it (according to VWOA memorial at Battery Park, New York City, NY) on Octo — Atlantic Ocean.   S.S. Poet: Freighter disappeared with all hands 30 years ago this month Showing of 3 messages. men who lost their lives when the S.S. Poet disappeared in Memorial services to mark the 30th anniversary of the Poet's disappearance are scheduled in Mobile, Ala., and New Orleans later this month. Both. USS General Omar Bundy (AP) was a General G. O. Squier-class transport ship for the U.S. Navy in World War II.. She was transferred to the U.S. Army as USAT General Omar Bundy in , named in honor of U.S. Army major general Omar Bundy.. She was later sold for commercial operation under several names, before being declared missing in and Builder: Kaiser Co., Inc., Richmond, California. The disappearance of the MSQ is just another example of a ship fully inspected and certified, sailing out and then vanishing for no reason. MSQ was last in ship-to-shore radio on February 4, A member of the crew, speculating in wheat futures, sent a message to his broker at a.m. that early morning.

s.s. Poet NH Baron 58 NQ. Queen Air B80 Navajo NAA Bonanza N Cessna Cessna N44NC Cessna D Cherokee. Navajo Twin Otter. Cessna C NZB. Piper Flight Liner. Cougar. Cessna N Aztec NY Cherokee. Aero Comm. Archer N Aero .   Oct. 24, - S.S. Poet leaves Philadelphia about p.m. en route to Port Said, Egypt, with a 13,ton cargo of corn. At 9 p.m., the ship reports in to the Coast Guard near Cape Henlopen, Del. Around midnight, a deck officer uses the ship-to-shore radio to speak to his wife. It's the last contact with the ship. 6 The SS Poet. First, she was called the General Omar Bundy and hauled troops in World War II. Later, she hauled steel as the , she was acquired by the Eugenia Corporation of Hawaii, who gave her the last name she would ever hold: the Poet. There was nothing particularly mysterious about the Poet’s last , her hold was filled w tons of corn, .   Memorial services to mark the 30th anniversary of the Poet's disappearance are scheduled in Mobile, Ala., and New Orleans later this month. Both cities lost sailors on the ship. Schmidt and other Poet relatives will make a pilgrimage to Old Swedes Church, on Columbus Boulevard and Christian Street in Philadelphia, where a bronze plaque honoring.