British Steam merchant
|Completed||1930 - Smith´s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough|
|Owner||Watts, Watts & Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||12 Jun 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-124 (Johann Mohr)|
|Position||49° 19'N, 41° 33'W - Grid BC 3419|
|Complement||47 (30 dead and 17 survivors).|
|Route||Tyne - Oban (2 Jun) - Sydney|
|History||Completed in October 1930 |
|Notes on event|
At 06.12 hours on 12 June 1942 the Dartford (Master Samuel Bulmer) in convoy ONS-100 was torpedoed and sunk by U-124 south of Cape Race. The master, 25 crew members and four gunners were lost. 14 crew members and three gunners were picked up by the British rescue ship Gothland (Master James Murray Hadden, OBE) and landed at Halifax on 17 June.
|On board||We have details of 30 people who were on board.|
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