Ships hit by U-boats


Glacier

British Sailing ship



NameGlacier
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage75 tons
Completed1916 - Smith & Rhuland Shipbuilding Ltd, Lunenburg NS 
OwnerAlbert E. Graham, Bridgetown, Barbados 
HomeportBridgetown 
Date of attack18 Jul 1942Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-575 (G√ľnther Heydemann)
Position10° 50'N, 58° 58'W - Grid EE 78
Complement10 (0 dead and 10 survivors).
Convoy
RouteBarbados - British Guiana 
CargoGeneral cargo 
History  
Notes on event

On 18 July 1942, U-575 sank the two schooners Glacier and Comrade with gunfire.

 

Location of attack on Glacier.

ship sunk.


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