Frank B. Baird
Canadian Steam merchant
|Name||Frank B. Baird|
|Completed||1923 - Napier & Miller Ltd, Old Kilpatrick, Glasgow|
|Owner||Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co Ltd, Toronto|
|Date of attack||22 May 1942||Nationality: Canadian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-158 (Erwin Rostin)|
|Position||28° 03'N, 58° 50'W - Grid DD 94|
|Complement||23 (0 dead and 23 survivors).|
|Route||Demerara, British Guiana - Sydney|
|Cargo||2457 tons of bauxite|
|Notes on event|
On 22 May 1942 the unescorted Frank B. Baird (Master Charles Swanson Tate) was sunk by gunfire by U-158 east-southeast of Bermuda. The master and 22 crew members were picked up by the Norwegian merchant Talisman and landed at Point Noire, French Equatrorial Africa.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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