British Steam merchant
|Completed||1912 - R. Duncan & Co Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||Muir, Young SS Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||18 Oct 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-101 (Fritz Frauenheim)|
|Position||57° 30'N, 11° 10'W - Grid AM 2921|
|Complement||36 (36 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Wabana, Conception Bay - Sydney (5 Oct) - Workington|
|Cargo||5900 tons of iron ore|
|History||Built as Mariston 1913 renamed Milcovul 1933 renamed Hyphaestos 1938 renamed Creekirk |
|Notes on event|
At 21.12 hours on 18 Oct 1940, U-101 attacked convoy SC-7 east-northeast of Rockall and reported two ships sunk. U-101 was only credited with sinking the Creekirk (Master Elie Robilliard). The master, 34 crew members and one gunner were lost.
|On board||We have details of 36 people who were on board.|
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