British Motor merchant
|Completed||1937 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||The Hain Steamship Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||1 Dec 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-508 (Georg Staats)|
|Position||09.40N, 59.15W - Grid EO 1271|
|Complement||43 (0 dead and 43 survivors).|
|Route||Suez - Capetown (7 Nov) - Trinidad - New York|
|Notes on event|
At 00.06 hours on 1 Dec, 1942, the unescorted Trevalgan (Master Alfred Guy Williams) was torpedoed by U-508 southeast of Trinidad and sank after being hit by a coup de grâce at 00.50 hours. The master, 33 crew members and nine gunners were picked up by USS PC-572 and landed at Trinidad on 3 December.
|On board||We have details of 5 people who were on board.|
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