British Steam merchant
|Completed||1940 - Short Bros Ltd, Pallion, Sunderland|
|Owner||Headlam & Sons, Whitby|
|Date of attack||22 May 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-111 (Wilhelm Kleinschmidt)|
|Position||60° 30'N, 34° 12'W - Grid AK 1236|
|Complement||45 (1 dead and 44 survivors).|
|Route||St.John, New Brunswick - Halifax - Hull|
|Cargo||7250 tons of flour|
|Notes on event|
At 13.40 hours on 22 May 1941 the Barnby (Master Arthur John Gale), dispersed from convoy HX-126, was torpedoed and sunk by U-111 southwest of Iceland. One crew member was lost. The master, 35 crew members and eight gunners landed at Reykjavik.
|On board||We have details of 3 people who were on board.|
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