Ships hit by U-boats


Beatrice Beck

British Sailing ship


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NameBeatrice Beck
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage146 tons
Completed1927 - Smith & Rhuland Shipbuilding Ltd, Lunenburg NS 
OwnerHenry Clement & Co, Burgeo NF 
HomeportBurgeo 
Date of attack5 Nov 1943Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-218 (Richard Becker)
PositionGrid EE 4618
Complement? men (? dead - no survivors)
Convoy
RouteSt.Johns, Newfoundland (11 Oct) - Barbados 
CargoCodfish 
History  
Notes on event

On 10 Nov, 1943, the schooner Beatrice Beck (Master Arch Matthews) was expected in Barbados but did not arrive and was reported missing.
At 02.46 hours on 5 November, U-218 torpedoed and sank a sailing vessel of 900 tons. This must have been the Beatrice Beck.

 


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