British Steam merchant
|Completed||1940 - Burntisland Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Burntisland|
|Owner||Magee, Son & Co, West Hartlepool|
|Date of attack||14 Dec 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-443 (Konstantin von Puttkamer)|
|Position||35° 49'N, 1° 25'W - Grid CH 7679|
|Complement||24 (13 dead and 11 survivors).|
|Route||Gibraltar - North Africa|
|Cargo||800 tons of military stores|
|History||Completed in December 1940 |
|Notes on event|
At 22.12 hours on 14 Dec 1942 the Edencrag (Master James Gentles) in convoy TE-9 was torpedoed and sunk by U-443 west of Algiers. The master, ten crew members and two gunners were lost. Nine crew members and two gunners were picked up by HMS Samphire (K 128) (LtCdr F.T. Renny, DSC, RNR) and landed at Algiers.
|On board||We have details of 13 people who were on board.|
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