British Steam merchant
|Completed||1925 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||H. Hogarth & Sons Ltd, Glasgow|
|Date of attack||19 Jun 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-48 (Hans Rudolf Rösing)|
|Position||45° 00'N, 11° 21'W - Grid BE 9369|
|Complement||33 (3 dead and 30 survivors).|
|Route||Bona - Barrow|
|Cargo||5050 tons of iron ore|
|Notes on event|
At 02.56 hours on 19 June 1940 the Baron Loudoun (Master Joseph Henderson Johnson) in convoy HG-34F was torpedoed and sunk by U-48 west-northwest of Cape Ortegal. Three crew members were lost. The master and 29 crew members were picked up by HMS Scarborough (L 25) (Cdr C.T. Addis, RN) and landed at Liverpool.
|On board||We have details of 4 people who were on board.|
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