Ships hit by U-boats


Canadian Steam merchant

Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage1,813 tons
Completed1915 - North of Ireland Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Londonderry 
OwnerCanadian Lake Carriers Ltd, Montreal 
Date of attack16 Oct 1940Nationality:      Canadian
FateSunk by U-124 (Georg-Wilhelm Schulz)
Position57° 28'N, 20° 30'W - Grid AL 2873
Complement21 (7 dead and 14 survivors).
ConvoySC-7 (straggler)
RouteParrsboro, Nova Scotia - Sydney (5 Oct) - Aberdeen 
Cargo460 standards of lumber 
History Completed in June 1915 
Notes on event

At 03.50 hours on 16 Oct 1940 the Trevisa (Master Robert C. Stonehouse), a straggler from convoy SC-7, was hit aft by one torpedo from U-124 and sank by the stern 218 miles west of Rockall. The ship had been spotted at 16.00 hours the day before and missed with a torpedo at 18.29 hours. Seven crew members were lost. The master and 13 crew members were picked up by HMS Bluebell (K 80) (LtCdr R.E. Sherwood, RNR) and landed at Gourock.

On boardWe have details of 8 people who were on board

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