Turbo-electric T2 was loaded with No 6 oil, Houston to Perth Amboy.
On October 1, 1961 about 1948,
big overspeed of the main propulsion generator.
Ship was about 30.42N, 7930W.
Generator flew apart, holed condenser.
Ship either failed to close all the sea valves,
or one of the valves failed.
Engine room flooded and ship sank next day
No one killed, but one crew seriously hurt,