SS Texaco Oklahoma Collection





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The collection of copies of testimony and exhibits of the Marine Board of Investigation concerning the loss of the SS Texaco Oklahoma and 33 lives on March 27, 1971 was donated to Texas Maritime Academy by Lt. R.B. Harden, USCG, Acting Chief, Casualty Review Branch by direction of the Commandant in May 1979.


The papers in the SS Texaco Oklahoma collection span the years from 1958 to 1971, with the bulk of material dating in the year 1971. The transcripts of proceedings are typed, carbon copies; the exhibits are photocopies of the documents submitted at the hearings; and the Casualty Reports series includes photocopies of the Coast Guard document CG 924E for each missing crew member.


maritime disaster, marine accident report, SS Texaco Oklahoma, finding aid


SS Texaco Oklahoma collection. MC007. Special Collections. Jack K. Williams Library. Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston, Texas.