British Motor merchant
|Completed||1942 - Harland & Wolff Ltd, Govan, Glasgow|
|Owner||Hain SS Co, London|
|Date of attack||18 Aug 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-553 (Karl Thurmann)|
|Position||19.35N, 76.25W - Grid DN 7472|
|Complement||45 (2 dead and 43 survivors).|
|Route||Alexandria - Trinidad (12 Aug) - Key West - New York|
|History||Built for Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) |
|Notes on event|
At 05.59 and 06.03 hours on 18 Aug, 1942, U-553 fired two spreads each of two torpedoes at the convoy TAW-13 north of Jamaica and one stern torpedo at 06.06 hours. Thurmann reported three freighters sunk and one tanker damaged.
|On board||We have details of 3 people who were on board.|
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