British Steam merchant
|Completed||1919 - Ramage & Ferguson Ltd, Leith|
|Owner||Ellerman & Papayanni Lines Ltd, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||21 Oct 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-82 (Siegfried Rollmann)|
|Position||51° 10'N, 19° 20'W - Grid AL 9841|
|Complement||65 (14 dead and 51 survivors).|
|Route||Mombasa - Freetown (5 Oct) - Liverpool|
|Cargo||3500 tons of general cargo, including 1355 tons of sisal|
|History||Completed in May 1919 |
|Notes on event|
At 22.03 hours on 21 Oct 1941 the Serbino (Master Lawrence Edwin Brooks) in convoy SL-89 was hit amidships by one torpedo from U-82 and sank west of Fastnet. Eleven crew members and three gunners were lost. The master, 49 crew members and one gunner were picked up by HMS Asphodel (K 56) (LtCdr K.W. Stewart, RN) and landed at Gourock.
|On board||We have details of 15 people who were on board.|
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