British Steam merchant
|Completed||1926 - Scott´s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Greenock|
|Owner||Campbell Brothers & Co, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Date of attack||29 Aug 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-100 (Joachim Schepke)|
|Position||56° 06'N, 13° 33'W - Grid AM 4345|
|Complement||41 (4 dead and 37 survivors).|
|Route||Tyne - Philadelphia|
|History||Completed in August 1926 |
|Notes on event|
The Dalblair (Master John H. Bruton) was hit amidships on starboard side and sank in ten minutes. Four crew members were lost. 17 crew members were picked up by HMS Clematis (K 36) (Cdr Y.M. Cleeves, DSO, DSC, RNR), later transferred to HMS Englishman and landed at Londonderry. The master, 18 crew members and one gunner were picked up by the Alida Gorthon, which was also sunk by U-100 three hours later. All survivors from Dalblair were lost.
|On board||We have details of 24 people who were on board.|
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