British Steam merchant
|Completed||1936 - Burntisland Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Burntisland|
|Owner||Glen & Co Ltd, Glasgow|
|Date of attack||5 Mar 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-130 (Siegfried Keller)|
|Position||43.50N, 14.46W - Grid BE 9495|
|Complement||29 (17 dead and 12 survivors).|
|Route||Almeira - Barrow|
|Cargo||2300 tons of iron ore|
|History||Completed in September 1936 |
|Notes on event|
The master, 13 crew members and three gunners from the Fidra (Master Hugh McLarty) were lost. Nine crew members and three gunners were picked up by HMS Coreopsis (K 32) (T/Lt B.C. Hamilton, RNR), transferred to HMS Loch Oskaig (FY 175) (T/Lt G.T.S. Clampitt, RNR) and landed at Londonderry.
|On board||We have details of 18 people who were on board.|
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