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|Completed||1920 - Commonwealth Government Shipbuilding & Dockyard, Sydney NSW|
|Owner||Muir, Young SS Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||22 Nov 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-123 (Karl-Heinz Moehle)|
|Position||54.39N, 18.50W - Grid AL 6572|
|Complement||45 (45 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Pepel - Freetown (27 Oct) - Workington|
|Cargo||5500 tons of iron ore|
|History||Built as Biloela, 1931 renamed Wollert, 1932 renamed Ivanhoe, 1937 renamed Yoh Hsing, 1937 renamed Cree |
|Notes on event|
At 00.21 hours on 22 Nov, 1940, the Cree (Master Robert Herbert Twentyman), a straggler from convoy SL-53, was torpedoed and sunk by U-123 about 365 miles west of Bloody Foreland. The master, 42 crew members and two gunners were lost.
|On board||We have details of 43 people who were on board.|
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