British Steam merchant
|Completed||1924 - W. Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool|
|Owner||F.C. Strick & Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||18 Mar 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-105 (Georg Schewe)|
|Position||17° 00'N, 21° 00'W - Grid EJ 3856|
|Complement||54 (54 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Pepel (7 Mar) - Freetown (13 Mar) - Middlesbrough|
|Cargo||6450 tons of iron ore|
|Notes on event|
At 04.00 hours on 18 March 1941 the Medjerda (Master Charles Edward Banks), a straggler from convoy SL-68, was hit by one torpedo from U-105 north of the Cape Verde Islands, broke in two and sank within 30 seconds. The master, 51 crew members and two gunners were lost.
|On board||We have details of 39 people who were on board.|
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