American Steam merchant
|Type:||Steam merchant (Liberty)|
|Completed||1942 - Oregon Shipbuilding Co, Portland OR|
|Date of attack||9 Mar 1943||Nationality: American|
|Fate||Damaged by U-510 (Karl Neitzel)|
|Position||7° 11'N, 52° 30'W - Grid EP 4168|
|Complement||? men (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Suez - Table Bay - Paramaribo|
|Notes on event|
At 03.06, 03.07 and 03.10 hours on 9 March 1943, U-510 fired torpedoes at convoy BT-6 about 200 miles northeast of Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana and reported four ships sunk. In fact, Kelvinbank was sunk and George G. Meade, Tabitha Brown and Joseph Rodman Drake were damaged.
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