British Motor tanker
|Completed||1927 - R. & W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Hebburn-on-Tyne|
|Owner||Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||30 Oct 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-659 (Hans Stock)|
|Position||33° 20'N, 18° 25'W - Grid DH 2545|
|Complement||56 (50 dead and 6 survivors).|
|Route||Freetown (16 Oct) - Tyne|
|History||Completed in October 1927 |
|Notes on event|
At 00.21 hours on 30 Oct 1942 the Bullmouth (Master John Wilfred Brougham) in convoy SL-125 was hit by one torpedo from U-409 (Massmann) about 100 miles north-northwest of Maderia and fell behind convoy, where the ship was sunk at 01.40 hours by two torpedoes from U-659. The master, 44 crew members and five gunners were lost. The chief officer and five crew members landed on the island of Bugio near Madeira.
|On board||We have details of 51 people who were on board.|
Attack entries for Bullmouth
|30 Oct 1942||U-409||Oblt. Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann||Damaged||7,519|
|30 Oct 1942||U-659||Kptlt. Hans Stock||Sunk||7,519|
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