British Steam merchant
|Completed||1937 - J. Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields|
|Owner||F.C. Strick & Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||3 Feb 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-25 (Viktor Schütze)|
|Position||38° 15'N, 11° 15'W - Grid CG 5719|
|Complement||54 (0 dead and 54 survivors).|
|Route||Antwerp - Basrah|
|Cargo||8300 tons of general cargo, including sugar, zinc, chemical products and iron rails|
|History||Completed in January 1937 |
|Notes on event|
At 14.32 hours on 3 Feb 1940 the Armanistan (Master Charles Rolls Knight) in convoy OG-16 was torpedoed and sunk by U-25 west of the River Tagus, Portugal. The crew was rescued by the Spanish merchant Monte Abril and landed at Tenerife.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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