SS Russell Sage

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Location
22°55'27"N
079°56'57"W
Country
 Cuba
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Description

SS Russell Sage was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Russell Sage, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York, financier, and railroad executive.

Construction

Russell Sage was laid down on 25 November 1943, under a Maritime Commission (MARCOM) contract, MC hull 1545, by J.A. Jones Construction, Panama City, Florida; she was launched on 5 January 1944.

History

She was allocated to Marine Transport Lines, Inc., on 29 February 1944. On 26 February 1947, she was sold for $544,506 to Caribbean Land & Shipping Corp., for commercial use.After going through several owners, in 1967, she was named Nikolis M and owned by Miltiades Navegaceon and sailing under a Greek flag when she stranded in Isabela de Sagua. Her wreck is located at 22.924244°N 79.949208°W / 22.924244; -79.949208.
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