British Motor merchant
|Completed||1925 - J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, North Sands, Sunderland|
|Owner||Silver Line Ltd (Stanley & John Thompson Ltd), London|
|Date of attack||4 Feb 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-751 (Gerhard Bigalk)|
|Position||43° 54'N, 64° 16'W - Grid BB 7488|
|Complement||49 (8 dead and 41 survivors).|
|Route||Liverpool - Greenock - Halifax - New York|
|Cargo||2229 tons of general cargo|
|History||Completed in July 1925 |
|Notes on event|
At 04.27 hours on 4 Feb 1942 the unescorted Silveray (Master Harry Green), dispersed from convoy ON-55, was torpedoed by U-751 and sank after being hit by two coups de grâce at 04.50 and 05.07 hours south of Halifax. Seven crew members and one gunner were lost. The master and 34 survivors were picked up by USCGC Campbell (WPG 32) and landed at Argentia, Newfoundland. Six survivors were rescued by the Lucille M. and landed at Lockeport, Nova Scotia.
|On board||We have details of 10 people who were on board.|
If you can help us with any additional information on this vessel then please contact us.