British Steam merchant
|Completed||1918 - Forth Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Alloa|
|Owner||T.C. Wilton & Co Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Date of attack||19 Aug 1944||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-413 (Dietrich Sachse)|
|Position||50° 16'N, 0° 50'W - Grid BF 32|
|Complement||41 (4 dead and 37 survivors).|
|Route||London - Juno beach, Normandy|
|Cargo||1427 tons of government stores|
|History||Completed in September 1918 as British War Clarion for The Shipping Controller, managed by R. Mackie & Co. 1919 sold to France and renamed Saint Enogat for Cie des Chemins de Fer de l´État, Le Havre. 1920 transferred to the Société Maritime Nationale, Paris. In July 1940 seized by Britain at Plymouth and transferred to the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT). |
|Notes on event|
In the evening on 19 Aug 1944 the Saint Enogat (Master Philip Duggan) in convoy ETC-70 was torpedoed and sunk by U-413 southeast of St. Catherine´s Point, Isle of Wight. Three crew members and one gunner were lost. The master, 30 crew members, five gunners and one army storekeeper were picked up by the British landing ship infantry HMS Duke of Argyll and landed at Juno beach.
|On board||We have details of 5 people who were on board.|
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