British Motor merchant
|Completed||1926 - Deutsche Werft AG, Betrieb Finkenwärder, Hamburg|
|Owner||Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||12 Jun 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-552 (Erich Topp)|
|Position||56° 12'N, 14° 18'W - Grid AM 4243|
|Complement||64 (46 dead and 18 survivors).|
|Route||Port Said - Capetown - Liverpool|
|Cargo||9167 tons of general cargo, including potash, currants and magnesite|
|History||Completed in June 1926 |
|Notes on event|
At 04.14 hours on 12 June 1941 the unescorted Chinese Prince (Master Wilma Finch) was torpedoed and sunk by U-552 south of Rockall. The master, 43 crew members and two gunners were lost. 18 crew members were picked up by HMS Arbutus (K 86) (T/Lt A.L.W. Warren, RNR) and HMS Pimpernel (K 71) (Lt F.H. Thornton, RNR) and landed at Londonderry.
|On board||We have details of 54 people who were on board.|
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