South African Steam merchant
|Completed||1892 - Scott & Co, Bowling|
|Owner||Thesens SS Co Ltd (Mitchell Cotts & Co), Capetown|
|Date of attack||7 Jun 1943||Nationality: South African|
|Fate||Sunk by U-181 (Wolfgang Lüth)|
|Position||25.50S, 33.20E - Grid KP 5325|
|Complement||16 (16 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Durban (6 Jun) - Dar es Salaam|
|History||Completed in September 1892 |
|Notes on event|
At 23.28 hours on 7 Jun, 1943, the unescorted Harrier was hit aft by one G7a torpedo from U-181 and disintegrated in a heavy explosion about 200 miles east of Durban. There were no survivors.
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