Ships hit by U-boats

Tabitha Brown

American Steam merchant

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NameTabitha Brown
Type:Steam merchant (Liberty)
Tonnage7,176 tons
Completed1942 - Oregon Shipbuilding Co, Portland OR 
Date of attack9 Mar 1943Nationality:      American
FateDamaged by U-510 (Karl Neitzel)
Position7° 11'N, 52° 30'W - Grid EP 4168
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
RouteSuez - 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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