Belgian Steam merchant
|Completed||1919 - Bartram & Sons Ltd, South Dock, Sunderland|
|Owner||Armement Deppe, Antwerp|
|Date of attack||9 Jun 1942||Nationality: Belgian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-502 (Jürgen von Rosenstiel)|
|Position||11.05N, 66.41W - Grid ED 8499|
|Complement||54 (1 dead and 53 survivors).|
|Route||Liverpool - Port of Spain, Trinidad - Kingston, Jamaica|
|Cargo||900 tons of general cargo|
|History||Launched as British War Beagle, completed April 1919 as Southern for J. Mathias & Sons, Aberystwyth. 1919 sold to Fratres Ltd (Brown, Jenkinson & Co), London. 1922 sold to Belgium and renamed Bruxelles for Cie Transatlantique Belge, Antwerp, 1926 sold to Armement Deppe SA, Antwerp. |
|Notes on event|
The Bruxelles sank almost immediately upon being torpedoed. One crew member of 48 crew members and six gunners was lost.
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