British Steam merchant
|Completed||1941 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||Larrinaga & Co Ltd, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||24 Feb 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-94 (Otto Ites)|
|Position||44.48N, 40.21W - Grid BC 9296|
|Complement||49 (49 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Leith - Baltimore|
|History||Built for Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) |
|Notes on loss|
At 01.45 hours on 24 Feb, 1942, the Empire Hail (Master Robert Jones), dispersed from convoy ON-66, was torpedoed and sunk by U-94 east of St.Johns, Newfoundland. The master, 41 crew members and seven gunners were lost.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 48 people who were on this vessel|
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