British Motor merchant
|Completed||1928 - William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland|
|Owner||Walter Runciman & Co Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Date of attack||27 Nov 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-103 (Viktor Schütze)|
|Position||54° 35'N, 14° 31'W - Grid AM 4818|
|Complement||33 (31 dead and 2 survivors).|
|Route||Cardiff - Alexandria|
|Cargo||7410 tons of coal|
|History||Completed in April 1928 |
|Notes on event|
At 19.56 hours on 27 Nov 1940 the unescorted Glenmoor (Master Jack Young), a straggler from convoy OB-248 was torpedoed and sunk by U-103 about 167 miles northwest of Sylne Head. The master and 30 crew members died. Two crew members were picked up by HMS Harvester (H 19) (LtCdr M. Thornton, RN) and HMS Havelock (H 88) (LtCdr E.H. Thomas, RN) and landed at Liverpool.
|On board||We have details of 31 people who were on board.|
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