French Steam merchant
|Completed||1921 - Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough|
|Owner||Société Maritime de Transports et d’Affrètements, Rouen|
|Date of attack||18 Feb 1940||Nationality: French|
|Fate||Sunk by U-37 (Werner Hartmann)|
|Position||43.37N, 09.15W - Grid BF 7837|
|Complement||42 (42 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Pepel, Sierra Leone - Casablanca - Brest|
|History||Completed in October 1921 |
|Notes on event|
At 08.23 hours on 18 Feb, 1940, U-37 fired one torpedo at the P.L.M. 15, a straggler from convoy 65-KS and observed how the ships sank within 40 seconds after being hit amidships about 30 miles from Cape Villano. The master, 36 crew members and five gunners were lost.
|On board||We have details of 15 people who were on board.|
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