British Steam merchant
|Completed||1920 - Workman, Clark & Co Ltd, Belfast|
|Owner||Royal Mail Lines Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||8 Apr 1944||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-843 (Oskar Herwartz)|
|Position||11° 55'S, 19° 52'W - Grid FL 9171|
|Complement||68 (2 dead and 66 survivors).|
|Route||Taranto - Gibraltar - Buenos Aires|
|History||Completed in August 1920 |
|Notes on event|
On 8 April 1944 the unescorted Nebraska (Master Bernard Cyril Dodds), dispersed on 4 April from the convoy OS-71, was torpedoed and sunk by U-843 southwest of Ascension Island. Two crew members were lost. The master, 55 crew members, eight gunners and two stowaways were rescued. The boat of the master landed at Bahia, boat of the radio operator with 20 survivors landed at Recife on 22 April and the remaining survivors were picked up by the British steam merchant Kindat and landed at Freetown.
|On board||We have details of 10 people who were on board.|
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