British Motor merchant
|Completed||1941 - Barclay, Curle & Co Ltd, Whiteinch, Glasgow|
|Owner||Blue Star Line Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||28 Nov 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-67 (Günther Müller-Stöckheim)|
|Position||17° 16'N, 48° 44'W - Grid EF 2463|
|Complement||48 (1 dead and 47 survivors).|
|Route||Alexandria - New York - UK|
|History||Completed in September 1941 as Empire Glade for Ministry of War Transport (MoWT), managed by Blue Star Line Ltd, London. 1943 transferred to manager G. Heyn & Sons Ltd, Belfast.|
1945 renamed Inishowen Head for Ulster SS Co Ltd (G. Heyn & Sons Ltd), Belfast. 1962 sold to Greece and renamed Maria N. for Platsani Ltda SA (L. Nomicos). In July 1972 broken up at Istanbul.
|Notes on event|
On 28 Nov 1942, U-67 hit the unescorted Empire Glade with gunfire, but the vessel escaped and reached Charleston on 7 December. One of the six gunners aboard was killed.
|On board||We have details of 9 people who were on board.|
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