British Steam merchant
|Completed||1921 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||T. & J. Brocklebank Ltd, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||10 Sep 1939||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-13 (Karl Daublebsky von Eichhain)|
|Position||52° 11'N, 1° 43'E - Grid AN 7668|
|Complement||81 (6 dead and 75 survivors).|
|Route||South Shields - Southampton|
|Notes on event|
At 17.25 hours on 10 Sep 1939 the Magdapur (Master Arthur George Dixon) struck a mine, laid on 4 September by U-13 and sank within minutes off Orford Ness. Six crew members were lost. The master and 74 crew members were rescued by the Aldeburgh lifeboat and coasters.
|On board||We have details of 7 people who were on board.|
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