British Steam tanker
|Completed||1927 - R. Duncan & Co Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||Gow, Harrison & Co, Glasgow|
|Date of attack||16 Mar 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-99 (Otto Kretschmer)|
|Position||61° 00'N, 12° 36'W - Grid AE 89|
|Complement||40 (0 dead and 40 survivors).|
|Route||Baltimore - Halifax (1 Mar) - London|
|Cargo||7052 tons of maize|
|Notes on event|
On 16 March 1941, U-99 attacked the convoy HX-112 several times and sank five ships, Venetia, J.B. White, Ferm, Beduin and Korshamn and damaged the Franche Comte. The U-boat was lost after these attacks.
The master, 37 crew members and two gunners from Venetia (Master Alexander Mitchell) were picked up by HMS Bluebell (K 80) (LtCdr Robert E. Sherwood) and landed at Greenock.
|On board||We have details of 4 people who were on board.|
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