British Steam merchant
|Completed||1939 - C. Connell & Co Ltd, Glasgow|
|Owner||H. Hogarth & Sons Ltd, Glasgow|
|Date of attack||2 Nov 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-848 (Wilhelm Rollmann)|
|Position||5° 00'S, 21° 00'W - Grid FD 60|
|Complement||62 (62 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Rio de Janeiro - Freetown - UK|
|History||Completed in January 1939 |
|Notes on event|
On 2 Nov 1943 the unescorted Baron Semple (Master Philip Jarvis Carnie) was torpedoed and sunk by U-848 northwest of Ascension Island. The master, 55 crew members and six gunners were lost.
|On board||We have details of 62 people who were on board.|
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