Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 217871
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 250.42
Width 43.58
Depth 20.00
Gross Tonnage 2153.00
Net Tonnage 1280.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00100

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1919 (2140 gross - 1281 net).
Disposition Torpedoed and sunk by Japanese submarine I-26, December 7, 1941, about 700 miles west of Seattle, WA, and 1000 miles northeast of Oahu, Hawaii, Pacific Ocean. Thirty-three crewmen and two soldiers lost; vessel bound from Seattle for Honolulu at time of loss.

Build Information

Builder Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Manitowoc, WI
Date Built 1918-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
OLSON, CYNTHIA1940-00-001941-00-00U.S.217871

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
California Steamship Co.1934-00-001935-00-00U.S.217871
Los Angeles Steamship Co.1931-00-001934-00-00U.S.217871
Matson Navigation Co.1935-00-001940-00-00U.S.217871
Oliver J. Olson & Co.1940-00-001941-00-00U.S.217871
U.S. Shipping Board1918-00-001925-00-00U.S.217871