British Motor merchant
|Completed||1936 - William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland|
|Owner||Stephens, Sutton Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Date of attack||19 Oct 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-332 (Johannes Liebe)|
|Position||13.34N, 54.34W - Grid EE 6782|
|Complement||42 (2 dead and 40 survivors).|
|Route||Durban - Trinidad - New York|
|Notes on event|
At 08.23 hours on 19 Oct, 1942, the unescorted Rothley (Master Cyril John Forster) was torpedoed and sunk by U-332 about 300 miles east of Barbados. One crew member and one gunner were lost. The master and 39 crew members landed at Aruba.
|On board||We have details of 5 people who were on board.|
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