British Steam merchant
|Completed||1921 - Wallace Shipyards Ltd, North Vancouver BC|
|Owner||South American Saint Line, Cardiff|
|Date of attack||14 Jun 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-751 (Gerhard Bigalk)|
|Position||51N, 30W - Grid BD 4144|
|Complement||43 (43 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Glasgow (3 Jun) - Clyde (5 Jun) - Trinidad - Buenos Aires|
|Cargo||3000 tons of general cargo|
|History||Completed in January 1921 as Canadian Highlander for the Canadian Government (Merchant Marine Ltd), Montreal. 1928 transferred to Canadian National Steamships Ltd, Montreal. 1936 sold to Montreal, Australia, New Zealand Line Ltd (MANZ) Line Ltd, Montreal. 1939 sold to Britain and renamed St. Lindsay for St. Quentin Shipping Co Ltd (B. & S. Shipping Co), Newport. 1940 transferred to South American Saint Line, Cardiff. |
|Notes on loss|
At 03.46 hours on 14 Jun, 1941, the St. Lindsay (Master Oliver J.S. Hill), dispersed from convoy OG-64, was torpedoed and sunk by U-751 southwest of Iceland. The ship was hit in the foreship and broke in two after a heavy detonation. The bow sank immediately and the stern sank vertically 80 seconds after the hit. The master, 33 crew members, four gunners and five passengers (Naval personnel) were lost.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 44 people who were on this vessel|
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