British Steam merchant
|Completed||1927 - Short Bros Ltd, Pallion, Sunderland|
|Owner||Common Brothers Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Date of attack||14 Feb 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-101 (Ernst Mengersen)|
|Position||- Grid AL 6842|
|Complement||40 (40 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Hull - Oban - Halifax|
|History||Completed in December 1927 |
|Notes on event|
At 22.57 hours on 14 Feb 1941 the unescorted Holystone (Master John Stewart Bain), a straggler from convoy OB-284, was torpedoed and sunk by U-101 west of Ireland. The master, 35 crew members, two gunners and two passengers were lost.
|On board||We have details of 40 people who were on board.|
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