John A. Holloway
Canadian Steam merchant
|Name||John A. Holloway|
|Completed||1925 - Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull|
|Owner||Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co Ltd, Toronto|
|Date of attack||6 Sep 1942||Nationality: Canadian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-164 (Otto Fechner)|
|Position||14.10N, 71.30W - Grid EC 5659|
|Complement||24 (1 dead and 23 survivors).|
|Route||Mobile - Key West - Guantanamo - Trinidad|
|Cargo||2000 tons of construction material|
|History||Completed in April 1925 |
|Notes on loss|
At 22.27 hours on 6 Sep, 1942, the John A. Holloway (Master James Lionel Holmes) in convoy GAT-2 was torpedoed and sunk by U-164 north of Gallinas Punta, Colombia. One American signalman was lost. The master and 22 crew members landed at Santa Maria, Colombia on 12 September.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 1 people who were on this vessel|
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