Canadian Sailing ship
|Completed||1919 - Placentia, Newfoundland|
|Owner||R.W. Sainthill & Co, North Sydney NS|
|Date of attack||8 May 1942||Nationality: Canadian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-136 (Heinrich Zimmermann)|
|Position||39° 45'N, 55° 26'W - Grid CC 4254|
|Complement||7 (7 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Barbados (23 Apr) - St. John’s, Newfoundland|
|History||Built as Herbert Fearn, later renamed Jean F. McCrea and finally Mildred Pauline. |
|Notes on event|
At 01.33 hours on 8 May 1942 the unescorted and unarmed Mildred Pauline (Master Abram George Thornhill) was shelled and sunk by U-136 with 102 rounds from the deck gun about 425 miles southeast of Nova Scotia. The vessel had been missed by a torpedo at 00.20 hours.
|On board||We have details of 7 people who were on board.|
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