British Steam tanker
|Completed||1927 - Sir W.G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Owner||Molasses & General Transport Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||21 Sep 1939||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-35 (Werner Lott)|
|Position||49° 39'N, 6° 39'W - Grid BF 2451|
|Complement||? men (1 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Falmouth - Abadan|
|History||Completed in August 1927|
Broken up at Briton Ferry in September 1955.
|Notes on event|
After 14.10 hours on 21 Sep 1939, U-35 fired three torpedoes at convoy OA-7 southwest of the Scillies, missed a destroyer and a tanker and damaged Teakwood. The damaged ship was taken to Falmouth, escorted by HMS Ardent (H 41) (LtCdr J.F. Barker, RN) which also took wounded sailors aboard for treatment. Shortly thereafter the destroyer was relieved by HMS Vesper (D 55) (LtCdr W.F.E. Hussey, RN) and returned to the convoy.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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