British Motor merchant
|Completed||1935 - William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland|
|Owner||B.J. Sutherland & Co Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Date of attack||24 Jun 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-203 (Rolf Mützelburg)|
|Position||55° 23'N, 38° 49'W - Grid AK 4510|
|Complement||37 (0 dead and 37 survivors).|
|Route||Dundee - Loch Ewe (18 Jun) - Sydney, CB - Father Point|
|History||Completed in April 1935 |
|Notes on event|
At 12.00 and 12.05 hours on 24 June 1941, U-203 attacked convoy OB-336 southeast of Cape Farewell and reported two ships sunk. In fact, only the Kinross (Master James Robson Reed) was hit and sunk. The master, 31 crew members and five gunners were picked up by HMCS Orillia (K 119) (T/LtCdr W.E.S. Briggs, RCNR) and landed at Reykjavik.
|On board||We have details of 32 people who were on board.|
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