British Steam merchant
|Type:||Steam merchant (Liberty)|
|Completed||1943 - New England Shipbuilding Corp, Portland ME|
|Owner||Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||21 Dec 1944||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-806 (Klaus Hornbostel)|
|Position||44° 22'N, 63° 23'W - Grid BB 7551|
|Complement||47 (0 dead and 47 survivors).|
|Route||New York - UK|
|Cargo||Government stores and general cargo|
|History||Launched as William Blackstone for US Maritime Commission, lease lend to Britain and completed in October 1943 as Samtucky for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT). |
1948 returned to the US Maritime Commission and laid up in Mobile as part of the reserve fleet. 1962 scrapped at Panama City, FL.
|Notes on event|
|On board||We have details of 4 people who were on board.|
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