British Steam merchant
|Completed||1928 - D. & W. Henderson & Co Ltd, Glasgow|
|Owner||British & Continental SS Co Ltd, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||18 Mar 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-593 (Gerd Kelbling)|
|Position||32° 59'N, 22° 21'E - Grid CO 5811|
|Complement||37 (22 dead and 15 survivors).|
|Route||Tripoli - Alexandria|
|History||Completed in January 1928 |
|Notes on event|
The master, nine crew members and five gunners from the Dafila (Master George Mugford) were picked up by the South African armed whaler HMSAS Southern Maid (T 27) and landed at Derna. 19 crew members and three gunners were lost.
|On board||We have details of 22 people who were on board.|
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