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Admiral LAND. That is on page 64, showing the number of ships lost during the war, including dry-cargo, passenger-troop ships, and tankers. It would be quite a chore to break-down that table and show whether they are real old. But we can do it. We know the ages.

Mr. Taber. You must have that in your records.
Admiral LAND. Yes, sir; we have it.

(Note.—We have submitted for the record a complete list of nsured vessels which furnishes the age of each vessel and the value assigned where fixed. A further break-down along the lines suggested was not found practicable.)

Mr. TABER. The lost business is included in your table; you have the war and marine loss in item No. 3? Admiral LAND. Yes, sir. Mr. TABER. In 1944 you had 94 ships with a tonnage of 895,000. Admiral LAND. That is right.

Mr. TABER. That is dry-cargo ships. You also had 15 tankers with a tonnage of 199,000.

Admiral LAND. Of course, the others are estimates based on a tonnage laid down by

Mr. TABER. Of course, the other years are entirely estimates.
Admiral LAND. That is right.
Mr. TABER. They could not be anything else.
Admiral LAND. No.

Mr. TABER. How many of the 109 ships suffered from other than regular maritime casualties?

Admiral LAND. There were about 13 percent of maritime casualties. The others are combatant casualties.

Mr. Taber. In other words, there were about 95 of those ships that were war casualties?

Admiral LAND. Yes. Mr. Taber. How many were in the Pacific? Admiral LAND. I have not the slightest idea, offhand. Mr. Taber. Perhaps somebody here might have an idea about that. Admiral LAND. My guess is that there would be about 60 or 70 percent in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, and the others were in the Pacific.

Mr. TABER. Perhaps 30 or 35 percent?

Admiral LAND. Yes. We may have a very material increase during the last half of this year, due to what we were talking about this morning, and, of course, that will be materially increased as the Japanese war progresses.

There have been serious casualties within the last few days or weeks in the Pacific area, particularly on Okinawa.

I would like to invite your attention to the fact, in answer to both of your questions, that when you get into passenger ships and try to analyze that category you will find that most of the passenger ships are troopers under Army control. Some have been purchased and title turned over. We do not carry Army-owned ships here. However, we have the responsibility for settling claims arising out of the requisitions as in the case of the Manhattan and the Washington.

Mr. TABER. What about the age of most of those ships that were maritime casualties? Were they older vessels?

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Admiral LAND. No; I think a majority of them in that category would be Libertys, so far as the total losses are concerned, because there is such a tremendous preoponderance of Libertys on the ocean today. Something in the neighborhood of 2,500 or 2,600 have been put on the ocean, and the losses sustained, both by ourselves and our allies, run into something like 200 ships of the Liberty type that have been lost.

Mr. TABER. There were 200 altogether?

Admiral LAND. I am trusting my memory on that. We have the figures. Mr. TABER. That is not too far away from the figures you have.

Admiral LAND. No. We have that in our security files. not ordinarily give that out, but I do not think there is any objection to passing that on to the committee, as far as the Liberty ships are concerned. We shall be glad to furnish it. Whether it should be printed or not depends upon the approval of the committee.

(The statement referred to is as follows:)

Fund 11 x 0521, TOTAL AND CONSTRUCTIVE Total Losses, CHARTERED LARGE

VESSELS, TO MARCH 31, 1945

LEGEND
-Charter provides for valuation under G. 0.9.
A-(adj.). Adjustment provided for in payment and requested in writing.
C-contest). Owners contesting G. 0.10, supp. 2.
F-(forcign). Foreign vessel--foreign owner.
H-(high). Payment probably exceeds G. 0. 10, supp. 2.
I-(irrelevant). G. 0. 10, supp. 2 does not apply (compromise settlement).
J-- justice). Referred to Department of Jusi ice.
M-(missing). Collision re which advance of 50 percent of commercial marine insurance was made under

missing vessels supplemental agreement.
N-(nol. A. B. certificate under G. 0. 10. supp. 2 not received.
OK-Net amount paid is per G. O. 10, supp. 2, including those approved for payment under supp. I.
S-(signed). Ownors have signed second disputes addendum.
U-(up). Owners endeavoring to prove higher speed.
Y-(yes). A. B. certificate or A. B. letter received giving G. 0. 10, supp. 2 speed.

SummaryTotal and constructive total losses, chartered large vessels, to Mar. 31, 1945

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17, 264, 119. 22 4.990, 71000
24, 466, 973. 33 5, 188,085.00
25, 260, 082. 42 2,695, 800
27.049, 783. 96 7, 540.252
18.877, 368. 76 1, 749,
28, 416, 679.94 4,883. 480
31, 139, 985. 69 7, 471, 190
21, 625, 241.84 8, 466,583

8,632, 633.75 969, 2220 216, 396, 169.0349,721, 034.91

744, 266.03 380, 20.00 217, 140, 435.06 50, 101, 234.9

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Grand total.

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Casualty

Assured

Amount paid

Amount out

standing

$1,494, 180. 18
1, 109, 528.37

414, OCO.CO
241, 847.37
933, 986.58
330,531.53

220, 350.00
1, 305, 964.64

621, 600.00
1,063, 126.53
1, 289, 970.00

168, 855.00
772,000.00
284, 250.00
359, 870.00

200,000.00

African Star
Agwimonte
Alaskan.
Alcoa Mariner
Alcoa Pathfinder
Alcoa Prospector
Alcoa Rambler
Alcoa Transport
Almeria Lykes.
Amatlan..
American Leader
Andrea F. Luckenbach
Andrew Jackson
Angelina
Antinous
Arcata
Arlyn
Atlantic Sun
Aurora.
Baja California
Beaconlight
Beatrice
Bellingham
Benjamin Brewster
Birmingham City-
Brilliant
Broad Arrow
C. 0. Stillman.
Caddo.
Camden.
Capira
Carrabulie
Caribstar
Carlton
Carolyn
Castilla
Challenger
Chatham.
Chattanooga City
Cherokee
Chickasaw City
Chilore.
Cities Service Missouri
Cities Service Toledo

July 12, 1943 American South African Line, Inc.
May 28, 1943 New York & Cuba Mail Steamship Co.
Nov. 28, 1942 American Hawaiian Steamship Co.
Sept. 28, 1942 Alcoa Steamship Co., Inc.
Nov. 23, 1942 do.
July 5, 1943 do.
Dec. 14, 1942 do.
Oct. 2, 1942 do
Aug. 14, 1942 Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc.
Sept. 5, 1942 Petroleos Mexicanos
Sept. --, 1942 United States Lines Co.
Mar. 10, 1943 Luckenbach teamship Co., Inc.
July 12, 1942 Waterman Steamship Corporation
Oct. 18, 1942 A. H. Bull Steamship Co.
Sept. 24, 1942 Waterman Steamship Corporation
July 14, 1942 Hammond Lumber Co
Aug. 27, 1942 A. H. Hull Steamship Co.
Feb. -, 1943 Sun Oil Co.
May 10, 1942 Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., Inc.
July 18, 1942 Empress Hondurena de Vapores.
July 16, 1942 Panama Transport Co.
May 25, 1942 A. H. Bull Steamship Co..
Sept. 19, 1942 Waterman Steamship Corporation
July 9, 1942 Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey
Jan.
8, 1943

Isthmian Steamship Co.
Nov. 18, 1942 Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., Inc.
Jan.

9, 1943 Socony-Vacuum Oil Co.
June

5, 1942 Panama Transport Co.
Nov. 23, 1942 Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., Inc.
Oct.

4, 1942 Chas. Kurz & Co., Inc.
Aug. 31, 1942 North Atlantic Transportation Co., Inc.
May 26, 1942 Cuba Distilling Co.
Oct.

4, 1942 Stockard Steamship Corporation.
July 5, 1942 Tampa Interocean Steamship Co., Inc.
Mar. 27, 1942 A. H. Bull Steamship Co...
June 6, 1942 Expresa Hondurona de Vapores.
May 17, 1942 American South African Line, Inc.
Aug. 27, 1942 Merchants & Miners Transportation Co.
Feb. 22, 1943 Isthmian Steamship Co.-
June 15, 1942 Agwilines. Inc.
Oct. 7, 1942 Isthmian Steamship Co.
July 15, 1942 Ore Steamship Corporation.
Mar. 13, 1943 Cities Service Oil Co...
June 12, 1942

800,000.00
805, 5CO.CO
357, 000. CO

72, 310.00
644, 625.00

731, 250.00

373, 804.92
1,003, 350.00
1,813, 875.00
2, 907,069. 22

839,200.00
644, 325.00
609, 750.00
293, 300.00
120,000.00
251, 550.00

871, 500.00
796, 450.00
750,009.00

1,777, 600.00

19,50.00 1,008, 800.00

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Admiral Land. No; I think a majority of them in that category would be Libertys, so far as the total losses are concerned, because there is such a tremendous preoponderance of Libertys on the ocean today. Something in the neighborhood of 2,500 or 2,600 have been put on the ocean, and the losses sustained, both by ourselves and our allies, run into something like 200 ships of the Liberty type that have been lost.

Mr. TABER. There were 200 altogether?

Admiral LAND. I am trusting my memory on that. We have the figures.

Mr. TABER. That is not too far away from the figures you have.

Admiral LAND. No. We have that in our security files. We do not ordinarily give that out, but I do not think there is any objection to passing that on to the committee, as far as the Liberty ships are concerned. We shall be glad to furnish it. Whether it should be printed or not depends upon the approval of the committee.

(The statement referred to is as follows:)

Fund 11 x 0521, TOTAL AND CONSTRUCTIVE Total LOSSES, CHARTERED LARGE

VESSELS, TO March 31, 1945

LEGEND -Charter provides for valuation under G. 0. 9. A-(adj.). Adjustment provided for in payment and requested in writing. C-contest). Owners contesting G. 0. 10. supp. 2. F-(foreign). Forcign vessel-loreign owner. H-(high). Payment probably exceeds G. 0. 10, supp. 2. I-(irrelevant). G. 0. 10, supp. 2 does not apply (compromise settlement). J-(justice). Referred to Department of Justice. M-(missing). Collision re which advance of 50 percent of commercial marine insurance was made under

missing vessels supplemental agreement. N-(no A. B. certificate under G. 0. 10. supp. 2 not received. OK-Net amount paid is per G. O. 10, supp. 2, including those approved for payment under supp. I. 8-(signed). Owners have signed second disputes addendum. U-(up). Owners endeavoring to prove higher speed. Y-(yes). A. B. certificate or A. B. letter received giving G. 0. 10. supp. 2 speed.

Sur.maryTotal and constructive total losses, chartered large vessels, to Mar. 31, 1945

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731, 250.00 -CYS

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1,150,000.00 JC

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8, 675
10, 350
8,750
9, 400
9, 400
8, 850
3, 400
12, 489
8, 965
9, 140
14,333
8, 804
7, 580
9, 650
3, 782
5, 040
17,955
10, 829

2, 475
10, 745
5, 046
8, 366
8,595
9, 720
14,533
13, 378
24, 185
16, 765
. 10, 510

8, 591
8, 150
4, 155
8,000
4, 955
2, 159
11. 620
3, 960
9, 370
2, 934
9,720
22. 220
10. 930
12, 615

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Casualty

Assured

Ainount paid

Amount out

standing

African Star
Agwimonte.
Alaskan
Alcon Mariner
Alcoa Pathfinder
Alcon Prospector
Alcoa Rambler
Alcon Transport
Almeria Lykes...
Amatlan.
American Leader
Andrea F. Luckenbach
Andrew Jackson
Angelina...
Antinous
Arcata
Arlyn
Atlantic Sun.
Aurora.
Baja California
Beaconlight
Beatrice
Bellingham
Benjamin Brewster
Birmingham City
Brilliant
Broad Arrow
0.0. Stillman.
Caddo.
Camden
Capira.
Carrabulie.
Caribstar
Carlton
Carolyn
Castilla
Challenger
Chatham..
Chattanooga City.
Cherokee
Chickasaw City
Chilore
Cities Service Missouri.
Cities Service Toledo

July 12, 1943 American South African Line, Ino
May 28, 1943 New York & Cuba Mail Steamship Co.
Nov. 28, 1942 | American Hawaiian Stenmship Co.
Sept. 28, 1942 Alcoa Steamship Co., Inc..
Nov. 23, 1942 do
July 6, 1943

do.
Dec. 14, 1942 do
Oct. 2, 1942 do
Aug. 14, 1942 Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc.
Sept. 5, 1942 Petroleos Mexicanos
Sept. -1942 United States Lines Co..
Mar. 10, 1943 Luckenbach Steamship Co., Inc.
July 12, 1942 Waterman Steamship Corporation.
Oct. 18, 1942 A. H. Bull Steamship Co.
Sept. 24, 1942 Waterman Steamship Corporation
July 14, 1942 Hammond Lumber Co
Aug. 27, 1942 A. H. Hull Steamship Co.
Feb. - 1943 Eun Oil Co.
May 10, 1942 Eocony-Vacuum Oil Co., Inc.
July 18, 1942 Empress Hondurena de Vapores
July 16, 1942 Panama Transport Co.
May 25, 1942 A. H. Bull Steamship Co.
Sept. 19, 1942 Waterman Steamship Corporation
July 9, 1942 Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey
Jan.

8, 1943 Isthmian Steamship Co.
Nov. 18, 1942 Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., Inc
Jan. 9, 1943 Socony-Vacuum Oil Co.
June 5, 1942 Panama Transport Co.
Nov. 23, 1942 Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., Inc.
Oct.

4, 1942 Chas. Kurz & Co., Inc.
Aug. 31, 1942 North Atlantic Transportation Co., Inc.
May 26, 1942 Cuba Distilling Co..
Oct.

4, 1942 Stockard Steamship Corporation
July 5,1942 Tampa Interocean Stcamship Co., Inc.
Mar. 27, 1942 A. H. Bull Steamship Co.
June 6, 1942 Expresa Hondurona de Varores.
May 17, 1942 American South African Line, Inc.
Aug. 27, 1942 Merchants & Miners Transportation Co.
Feb. 22. 1943 Isthmian Steamship Co.
June 15, 1942 Agwilines. Inc
Oct.

7.1942 Isthmian Steamship Co.
July 15, 1942 Ore Steamship Corporation
Mar. 13, 1943 Cities Service Oil Co..
June 12, 1942

$1,494, 180.18
1, 109, 528. 37

414, OCO.CO
241, 847.37
933, 986. E8
330, 531. 53

220, 350.00
1, 305, 964.64

621, 600.00
1,063, 126. 53
1, 289, 970.00

168, 855.00
772,000.00
284, 250.00
359, 870.00
800,000.00
805,500.00
357, 000. CO

72, 310.00
644, 625.00

JC.

-I
200,000.00 JC

-I.

373, 804.02
1.003, 350.00
1,813, 875 00
2, 907, 069. 22

839, 200.00
644, 325 00
609,750.00
293,300.00
120.000.00
251, 550.00

871, 500.00

796, 450.00
750, 00.00

1,777, 600.00

$19, -50. CO 1,008, 800.00

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