British Steam merchant
|Completed||1922 - AG Weser, Bremen|
|Owner||James Currie & Co Ltd, Leith|
|Date of attack||21 Sep 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-201 (Adalbert Schnee)|
|Position||47° 00'N, 22° 00'W - Grid BE 4944|
|Complement||26 (26 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Clyde - Lisbon - Gibraltar|
|Cargo||912 tons of coal and bags of mail|
|History||Completed in December 1922 as Altengamme for Schlüter & Maack, Hamburg. 1926 sold to Britain and renamed Rhineland for James Currie & Co Ltd, Leith. |
|Notes on event|
The Rhineland (Master John Thorburn Gilroy) was sunk by a coup de grâce at 23.41 hours. The master, 22 crew members and three gunners were lost.
|On board||We have details of 26 people who were on board.|
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