Ships hit by U-boats


British Steam merchant

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Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage2,796 tons
Completed1937 - S.P. Austin & Son Ltd, Sunderland 
OwnerW. France, Fenwick & Co Ltd, London 
Date of attack10 Sep 1939Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-15 (Heinz Buchholz)
Position - Grid AN 5856
Complement24 (1 dead and 23 survivors).
RouteTyne - Bayonne 
Notes on event

At 06.10 hours on 10 Sep 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.

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