British Motor merchant
|Completed||1927 - A. McMillan & Son Ltd, Dumbarton|
|Owner||Elder Dempster Lines Ltd, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||24 Sep 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-107 (Günter Hessler)|
|Position||31° 12'N, 23° 41'W - Grid DH 4178|
|Complement||53 (2 dead and 51 survivors).|
|Route||Port Harcourt - Freetown (14 Sep) - Liverpool|
|Cargo||3046 tons of West African produce|
|History||Completed in October 1927 |
|Notes on event|
The master, 36 crew members, eight gunners and six passengers from the Dixcove (Master Richard Jones) were picked up by the Ashby and the Norwegian steam merchant Fana, later transferred to the HMS Gorleston (Y 92) (Cdr R.W. Keymer, RD, RN) and HMS Lulworth (Y 60) (LtCdr C. Gwinner, RN) and landed at Londonderry on 4 October. Two crew members were lost.
|On board||We have details of 5 people who were on board.|
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