British Steam merchant
|Completed||1928 - Bartram & Sons Ltd, South Dock, Sunderland|
|Owner||Evan Thomas Radcliffe & Co, Cardiff|
|Date of attack||11 Aug 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-38 (Heinrich Liebe)|
|Position||54.48N, 13.46W - Grid AM 4585|
|Complement||33 (3 dead and 30 survivors).|
|Route||Mackay, Queensland (25 Feb) - Freetown - Avonmouth|
|Cargo||7800 tons of sugar|
|Notes on event|
At 15.19 hours on 11 Aug, 1940, the Llanfair (Master William Evans), a straggler from convoy SL-41, was hit by one torpedo from U-38 in the stern and sank after 11 minutes west of Ireland. Three crew members were lost. The master and 29 crew members were picked up by the American merchant California.
|On board||We have details of 4 people who were on board.|
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