British Steam merchant
|Completed||1937 - Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Haverton Hill, Middlesbrough|
|Owner||United Africa Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||24 Sep 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-107 (Günter Hessler)|
|Position||31.12N, 23.32W - Grid DH 4178|
|Complement||47 (0 dead and 47 survivors).|
|Route||Port Harcourt - Freetown (14 Sep) - Liverpool|
|Cargo||5724 tons of palm kernels, 1128 tons of timber, 810 tons of palm oil and bullion|
Completed in December 1937
|Notes on event|
The master, 37 crew members, five gunners and four passengers from the Lafian (Master Evan Llewellyn Phillips) were picked up by HMS Gorleston (Y 92) (Cdr R.W. Keymer, Rtd, RN) and landed at Ponta Delgada, Azores.
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