Brazilian Steam merchant
|Completed||1919 - Ateliers & Chantiers de St.Nazaire (Penhoët) SA, St.Nazaire|
|Owner||Manoel Leonidas de Albuquerque, Para|
|Date of attack||28 Sep 1942||Nationality: Brazilian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-516 (Gerhard Wiebe)|
|Position||5° 30'N, 53° 30'W - Grid EO 6595|
|Complement||40 (16 dead and 24 survivors).|
|Route||Para - Paramaribo|
|History||Completed in June 1919 as Tourneur for the French Government. 1923 sold to Britain and renamed Ashbay. 1935 sold to Brazil and renamed Antonico. |
|Notes on event|
At 09.15 hours on 28 Sep 1942 the unescorted Antonico was shelled and sunk by U-516 at the entrance to the Marowyne River, Brazil.
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