British Motor tanker
|Completed||1938 - NV Rotterdamsche Droogdok Mij, Rotterdam|
|Owner||Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||23 Mar 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-97 (Udo Heilmann)|
|Position||49° 35'N, 19° 13'W - Grid BE 2428|
|Complement||59 (59 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Ardrossan - New York|
|History||Built for NV Petroleum Mij ´La Corona´, The Hague 1939 transferred to Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London |
|Notes on event|
At 23.26 hours on 23 March 1941 the Chama (Master Hubert Stanley Sivell), a straggler from convoy OG-56, was torpedoed and sunk by U-97 west-southwest of Fastnet. The master, 54 crew members and four gunners were lost.
|On board||We have details of 55 people who were on board.|
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