British Steam merchant
|Completed||1918 - Columbia River Shipbuilding Corp, Portland OR|
|Owner||Kaye, Son & Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||23 Oct 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-621 (Horst Schünemann)|
|Position||54° 40'N, 28° 00'W - Grid AK 6922|
|Complement||46 (46 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Tyne - Loch Ewe - Port Sulphur, Louisiana|
|History||Launched as British War Arrow, completed June 1918 as Western City for US Shipping Board, Seattle. 1937 transferred to US Maritime Commission, Seattle and laid up as reserve.|
On 4 Feb 1941, given to Britain and renamed Empire Turnstone by Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).
|Notes on event|
On 10 Oct 1942 the Empire Turnstone (Master Henry Bell Collins) in convoy ONS-136 experienced engine trouble and turned back on 21 October.
|On board||We have details of 46 people who were on board.|
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