British Motor tanker
|Completed||1938 - Deutsche Werft AG, Betrieb Finkenwärder, Hamburg|
|Owner||Inver Tankers Ltd (Andrew Weir & Co), London|
|Date of attack||16 Jan 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-33 (Hans-Wilhelm von Dresky)|
|Position||51° 16'N, 3° 43'W - Grid AM 9947|
|Complement||49 (49 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Trinidad - Halifax - Avonmouth|
|Cargo||12.554 tons of aviation spirit|
|History||Completed in July 1938 |
|Notes on event|
At 16.19 hours on 16 Jan 1940 the unescorted Inverdargle (Master Evan Murdock Skelly) struck a mine laid on 9 Nov 1939 by U-33, broke in two and sank in the Bristol Channel southwest of Nash Point. The master and 48 crew members were lost.
The stern section lies in 51°16´31N/03°47´15W and the bow lies 1300 metres to northeast.
|On board||We have details of 42 people who were on board.|
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