British Steam merchant
|Type:||Steam merchant (North Sands)|
|Completed||1942 - Burrard Dry Dock Co, North Vancouver|
|Owner||Lyle Shipping Co Ltd, Glasgow|
|Date of attack||18 May 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-414 (Walther Huth)|
|Position||36° 35'N, 1° 01'E - Grid CH 8430|
|Complement||54 (0 dead and 54 survivors).|
|Route||Tyne - Algiers|
completed December 1942, with the Hull built by Vancouver Dry Dock Co, for US War Shipping Administration (WSA), lend-leased on bareboat charter to British Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).
1947 returned to US, transferred to US Maritime Commission and laid up in reserve 1958 broken up at Baltimore, Maryland.
|Notes on event|
|On board||We have details of 2 people who were on board.|
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