British Steam merchant
|Completed||1942 - Bartram & Sons Ltd, South Dock, Sunderland|
|Owner||W.T. Gould & Co Ltd, Cardiff|
|Date of attack||7 Feb 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-77 (Otto Hartmann)|
|Position||36° 48'N, 1° 32'E - Grid CH 8190|
|Complement||72 (0 dead and 72 survivors).|
|Route||Penarth - Bona|
|Cargo||3800 tons of military supplies, including tanks and transport|
|History||Completed in September 1942 for Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) |
|Notes on event|
The master, 46 crew members, 15 gunners and ten passengers (Army personnel) from the Empire Banner (Master Jeffrey James Bedford, OBE) were picked up by HMCS Camrose (K 154) (T/Lt L.R. Pavillard, RCNVR) and landed at Algiers.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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