Canadian Steam merchant
|Completed||1929 - Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend, Sunderland|
|Owner||Paterson Steamships Ltd, Fort William, Ontario|
|Date of attack||29 Jul 1942||Nationality: Canadian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-160 (Georg Lassen)|
|Position||08.50N, 59.05W - Grid EO 1576|
|Complement||21 (16 dead and 5 survivors).|
|Route||Georgetown, British Guiana - Trinidad|
|Notes on event|
At 10.19 hours on 29 Jul, 1942, the unescorted Prescodoc (Master John Charles Prowse) was hit ahead of amidships by one torpedo from U-160 and sank rapidly by the bow northwest of Georgetown, British Guiana. The master and 15 crew members were lost. Five crew members were picked up by Predsednik Kopajtic and landed at Port of Spain, Trinidad.
|On board||We have details of 16 people who were on board.|
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