British Motor merchant
|Completed||1930 - J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, North Sands, Sunderland|
|Owner||Silver Line Ltd (Stanley & John Thompson Ltd), London|
|Date of attack||30 May 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-106 (Jürgen Oesten)|
|Position||16.42N, 25.29W - Grid EJ 1933|
|Complement||54 (1 dead and 53 survivors).|
|Route||Calcutta - Capetown - Oban - London|
|Cargo||2501 tons of pig iron, 5304 tons of kernels, 500 tons of manganese ore and 382 tons of kyanite ore|
|History||Completed in February 1930 |
|Notes on loss|
At 00.36 hours on 30 May, 1941, the unescorted Silveryew (Master James Smith) was hit in the stern by one of two torpedoes from U-106 and sank west of the Cape Verde Islands. One crew member was lost. The master, 49 crew members and three gunners made landfall at San Antonio, Cape Verde Islands.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 3 people who were on this vessel|
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