British Steam merchant
|Completed||1937 - S.P. Austin & Son Ltd, Sunderland|
|Owner||William France, Fenwick & Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||10 Sep 1939||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-15 (Heinz Buchholz)|
|Position||54° 06'N, 0° 03'W - Grid AN 5856|
|Complement||24 (1 dead and 23 survivors).|
|Route||Tyne - Bayonne|
|History||Completed in August 1937 |
|Notes on event|
At 06.10 hours on 10 September 1939 the Goodwood (Master Harold Stevendale Hewson) struck a mine laid on 5 September by U-15 and sank one mile southeast of Flamborough Head. The master and 22 crew members were picked up by a fishing boat and landed at Bridlington.
On 8 December 1939 the British steam merchant Middlesbro (989 grt) sank after a collision with the wreck of Goodwood about one mile north of Flamborough Head. There were no casualties, all crew members were picked up by the Swedish steam merchant Runeborg.
|On board||We have details of 5 people who were on board.|
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