British Motor tanker
|Completed||1936 - Odense Staalskibsværft ved A.P. Møller, Odense|
|Owner||Ministry of War Transport (MoWT)|
|Date of attack||16 Mar 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-99 (Otto Kretschmer)|
|Position||61.15N, 12.30W -|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
built as Dutch Loosdrecht for NV Phs. van Ommeren´s Scheepvaartbedrijf, Rotterdam; 1939 renamed French Franche-Comté for Société Française de Transports Pétrolièrs (SFTP), Paris; 1940 taken over by Britain and renamed Franche Comte by Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).
1945 returned to French owner.
|Notes on loss|
On 16 Mar, 1941, U-99 attacked the convoy HX-112 several times and sank five ships, Venetia, J.B. White, Ferm, Beduin and Korshamn and damaged the Franche Comte. The U-boat was lost after these attacks.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 4 people who were on this vessel|
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