British Steam merchant
|Completed||1938 - Cammell Laird & Co Ltd, Birkenhead|
|Owner||John Holt & Co (Liverpool) Ltd, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||24 Sep 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-107 (GŁnter Hessler)|
|Position||31.12N, 23.32W - Grid DH 4178|
|Complement||69 (1 dead and 68 survivors).|
|Route||Duala - Liverpool|
|Cargo||4560 tons of West African produce|
|History||Completed in June 1938 |
|Notes on loss|
The John Holt (Master Cecil Gordon Hime) was the ship of the convoy commodore Cdr A. MacRae, DSC, RNR. The master, the commodore, five naval staff members, 45 crew members, seven gunners and nine passengers were picked up by HMS Gorleston (Y 92) (Cdr R.W. Keymer, (retired), RN) and landed at Ponta Delgada, Azores. One gunner was lost.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 4 people who were on this vessel|
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