Canadian Steam merchant
|Completed||1944 - Foundation Maritime, Pictou|
|Owner||Witherington & Everett, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Date of attack||7 May 1945||Nationality: Canadian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-2336 (Emil Klusmeier)|
|Position||56° 05'N, 2° 32'W - Grid AN 0539|
|Complement||38 (2 dead and 36 survivors).|
|Route||Hull (6 May) - Methil (7 May) - Belfast|
|History||Launched in February 1944 for the Canadian Government. Later leased to the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) on Bare Boat Charter. |
|Notes on event|
The chief engineer and a donkeyman on watch below on the Avondale Park (Master James Wilson Martin Cushnie) were lost. The master, 31 crew members and four gunners were rescued by the convoy escorts.
This was the last attack carried out by an U-boat in World War II.
|On board||We have details of 3 people who were on board.|
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