British Steam merchant
|Completed||1928 - R. Duncan & Co Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||Tyne & Wear Shipping Co, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Date of attack||3 May 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-251 (Heinrich Timm)|
|Position||73° 02'N, 19° 46'E - Grid AB 6634|
|Complement||63 (1 dead and 62 survivors).|
|Route||Dundee - Reykjavik - Murmansk|
|Cargo||1560 tons of military stores, including 500 tons of cordite and 300 tons of ammunition|
|History||Completed in September 1928 for Glasgow Shipowners Co Ltd (Glen & Co Ltd), Glasgow. 1941 taken over by Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) and managed by Tyne & Wear Shipping Co, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. |
|Notes on event|
On 2 May 1942 the Jutland (Master John Henderson) in convoy PQ-15 was torpedoed and damaged by a German torpedo aircraft of I/KG 26 south of Bear Island. One passenger was lost. The master, 53 crew members and eight passengers abandoned ship and were picked up by HMS Badsworth (L 03) (Lt G.T.S. Gray, DSC, RN) and landed at Murmansk on 6 May.
At 00.14 hours on 3 May 1942 the abandoned Jutland was torpedoed and sunk by U-251.
|On board||We have details of 2 people who were on board.|
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