British Steam merchant
|Completed||1928 - W. Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool|
|Owner||Sir William Reardon Smith & Sons Ltd, Cardiff|
|Date of attack||23 Nov 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-100 (Joachim Schepke)|
|Position||55.04N, 12.15W - Grid AM 4566|
|Complement||43 (39 dead and 4 survivors).|
|Route||Montreal - Sydney (9 Nov) - Belfast|
|Cargo||7900 tons of grain|
|History||Completed in March 1928 |
|Notes on event|
At 01.17 hours on 23 Nov, 1940, the Bradfyne (Master Robert Greville Vanner) in convoy SC-11 was hit amidships by one torpedo from U-100 and sank southeast of Rockall. The master and 38 crew members were lost. Four crew members in a lifeboat were picked up two days later by the Norse King and landed at Belfast.
|On board||We have details of 39 people who were on board.|
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