British Steam merchant
|Completed||1933 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||J. & C. Harrison Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||4 Apr 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-94 (Herbert Kuppisch)|
|Position||58.24N, 23.20W - Grid AL 1834|
|Complement||41 (16 dead and 25 survivors).|
|Route||Portland, Maine - Sydney - London|
|Cargo||94157 bushels of wheat|
|Notes on event|
At 03.40 hours on 4 Apr, 1941, the Harbledown (Master Griffith Jones), dispersed from convoy SC-26, was torpedoed and sunk by U-94 south-southwest of Iceland. 14 crew members and two gunners were lost. The master, 23 crew members and one passenger (DBS) were picked up by HMS Veteran (D 72) (Cdr W.T. Conchman OBE) and landed at Liverpool.
|On board||We have details of 17 people who were on board.|
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