British Steam merchant
|Completed||1920 - William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland|
|Owner||R. Chapman & Son, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Date of attack||25 Sep 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-32 (Hans Jenisch)|
|Position||56° 12'N, 23° 00'W - Grid AL 0158|
|Complement||37 (12 dead and 25 survivors).|
|Route||Tyne - Father Point, New Brunswick|
|History||Completed in January 1920 |
|Notes on event|
At 03.25 hours on 25 Sep 1940 the unescorted Mabriton (Master Reginald Patrick), dispersed on 23 September from convoy OB-216, was hit by one torpedo from U-32 in the stern, broke in two and sank west-southwest of Rockall. Twelve crew members were lost. The master, 23 crew members and one gunner were rescued: the master and 17 survivors by HMS Jason (J 99) (LtCdr R.E. Terry, RN) and seven others on 30 September by HMS Rochester (L 50) (Cdr G.F. Renwick, RN) and landed at Londonderry.
|On board||We have details of 21 people who were on board.|
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