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 
Date of attack5 Nov 1943Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-218 (Richard Becker)
Position - Grid EE 4618
Complement? men (? dead - no survivors)
RouteSt.Johns, Newfoundland (11 Oct) - Barbados 
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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