British Steam merchant
|Completed||1925 - Akers Mekaniske Verksted AS, Oslo|
|Owner||United Baltic Co, London|
|Date of attack||7 Feb 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-118 (Werner Czygan)|
|Position||35° 58'N, 5° 59'W - Grid CG 9585|
|Complement||62 (11 dead and 51 survivors).|
|Route||Seville - Gibraltar - Belfast Lough|
|Cargo||1215 tons of sour oranges and 6 tons of general cargo|
|History||Completed in January 1925 as Norwegian Buena Vista for Fred Olsen & Co, Oslo. 1936 sold to Britain and renamed Baltonia. |
|Notes on event|
The master, nine crew members and one gunner from Baltonia (Master Jack Ames Prosser) were lost. 42 crew members and nine gunners were picked up by the British merchant Kingsland, transferred to HMCS Alberni (K 103) (T/Lt A.W. Ford, RCNR) and landed at Londonderry.
|On board||We have details of 13 people who were on board.|
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