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° 24'N, 23° 20'W - Grid AL 1834|
|Complement||41 (17 dead and 24 survivors).|
|Route||Portland, Maine - Sydney - London|
|Cargo||94157 bushels of wheat|
|History||Completed in May 1933 |
|Notes on event|
At 03.40 hours on 4 April 1941 the unescorted Harbledown (Master Griffith Jones), dispersed from convoy SC-26, was torpedoed and sunk by U-94 south-southwest of Iceland. 13 crew members, two gunners and two passengers were lost. The master, 22 crew members and one passenger (naval officer) were picked up by HMS Veteran (D 72) (Cdr W.T. Couchman, OBE, RN) and landed at Liverpool.
|On board||We have details of 19 people who were on board.|
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