British Motor merchant
|Completed||1941 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||Lyle Shipping Co Ltd, Glasgow|
|Date of attack||9 Jul 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-203 (Rolf Mützelburg)|
|Position||11° 32'N, 60° 17'W - Grid EE 7475|
|Complement||42 (2 dead and 40 survivors).|
|Route||Suez - Capetown - Trinidad - Baltimore - New York|
|Cargo||General cargo, including cotton, silicon and 1500 tons of chrome ore|
|Notes on event|
At 23.05 hours on 9 July 1942 the unescorted Cape Verde (Master John Rankin McIntyre) was torpedoed and sunk by U-203 east of Grenada. One crew member and one gunner were lost. The master, 31 crew members and eight gunners landed at the Bay of St.Vincent, Windward Islands on 14 July.
|On board||We have details of 4 people who were on board.|
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