British Steam merchant
|Completed||1928 - William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd, Sunderland|
|Owner||Lambert Brothers Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||24 Feb 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-95 (Gerd Schreiber)|
|Position||59° 27'N, 20° 20'W - Grid AL 2331|
|Complement||42 (42 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Blyth - Buenos Aires|
|Cargo||6130 tons of coal|
|History||Completed in May 1928. On 5 Jan 1941, the Temple Moat was bombed and damaged by German aircraft. |
|Notes on event|
At 01.45 hours on 24 Feb 1941 the Temple Moat (Master Thomas Ludlow, MBE), dispersed from convoy OB-288, was hit by one torpedo from U-95 and sank fast by the bow about 240 miles south of Iceland. The master, 39 crew members and two gunners were lost.
|On board||We have details of 42 people who were on board.|
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