British Steam merchant
|Completed||1941 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||J.S. Stranaghan & Co Ltd, Cardiff|
|Date of attack||25 Sep 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-124 (Johann Mohr)|
|Position||46° 03'N, 24° 40'W - Grid BE 4785|
|Complement||35 (8 dead and 27 survivors).|
|Route||Huelva - Dundee|
|Cargo||3730 tons of potash|
|History||Completed in March 1941 as ore carrier for Ministry of War Transport (MoWT). |
|Notes on event|
At 07.44 hours on 25 Sep 1941 the Empire Stream (Master Stanley Herbert Evans) in station #33 of convoy HG-73 was hit by two torpedoes from U-124 and sank north-northeast of the Azores. Four crew members, two gunners and two stowaways were lost. The master, 24 crew members and two gunners were picked up by HMS Begonia (K 66) (T/Lt T.A.R. Muir, RNR) and landed at Milford Haven on 30 September.
|On board||We have details of 9 people who were on board.|
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