British Steam merchant
|Completed||1927 - R. Duncan & Co Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||Alexander Capper & Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||15 Sep 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-94 (Otto Ites)|
|Position||54° 39'N, 28° 04'W - Grid AK 6682|
|Complement||45 (45 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Cardiff - Buenos Aires|
|Cargo||6800 tons of coal|
|Notes on event|
At 08.16 hours on 15 Sep 1941 the Newbury (Master Theodore Pryse OBE), a straggler from convoy ON-14, was hit by one torpedo from U-94 and sank southeast of Cape Farewell. The U-boat observed that the crew abandoned ship in lifeboats, but the master, 38 crew members and six gunners were never found.
|On board||We have details of 45 people who were on board.|
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