British Steam merchant
|Completed||1924 - George Brown & Co, Greenock|
|Owner||W.H. Cockerline & Co, Hull|
|Date of attack||11 Sep 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-99 (Otto Kretschmer)|
|Position||Grid AM 0173|
|Complement||25 (25 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Wabana, Newfoundland (31 Aug) - Liverpool|
|Cargo||3500 tons of iron ore|
|History||Completed in March 1924 |
|Notes on loss|
At 07.16 hours on 11 Sep, 1940, the unescorted Albionic (Master Harry Thompson) was hit by one torpedo from U-99 and sank within 20 seconds south-southeast of Rockall. The master, 23 crew members and one gunner were lost.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 25 people who were on this vessel|
* Estimated position shown here is based on positions of losses in a roughly the same German grid code. It may be a bit off but should give a good idea as to where the attack took place.
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