S.S. ALCOA PURITAN (shipwreck and remains) (NRIS 100002560)
Louisiana. County/parish: Plaquemines Parish.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
June 13, 2018.
- SS Alcoa Puritan (1941)
- SS Alcoa Puritan was a cargo ship in the service of Alcoa Steamship Company that was torpedoed and sunk in the Gulf of Mexico during World War II.
The SS Alcoa Puritan provided freight and passenger service between U.S. and Caribbean ports. The ship was typically staffed with 10 officers and 33 crew, and could also accommodate 8-10 passengers. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100002560