British Steam merchant
|Completed||1925 - W. Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool|
|Owner||John Cory & Sons Ltd, Cardiff|
|Date of attack||19 Oct 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-46 (Engelbert Endrass)|
|Position||57N, 16W - Grid AL 6331|
|Complement||38 (31 dead and 7 survivors).|
|Route||New York - Greenock - Leith|
|Cargo||Steel billets, scrap iron and aircraft|
|Notes on loss|
At 23.47 hours on 19 Oct, 1940, the Ruperra (Master David Thomas Davies) in convoy HX-79 was hit by one torpedo from U-46 and sank about 90 miles southwest of Rockall. The master, 29 crew members and one gunner were lost. Seven crew members were picked up by Induna and landed at Methil.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 31 people who were on this vessel|
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