British Steam merchant
|Completed||1920 - Harland & Wolff Ltd, Govan, Glasgow|
|Owner||The Hain Steamship Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||21 Oct 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-82 (Siegfried Rollmann)|
|Position||51° 00'N, 19° 00'W - Grid AL 9818|
|Complement||48 (48 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Pepel - Freetown (5 Oct) - Cardiff|
|Cargo||6900 tons of iron ore|
|History||Laid down as War Maple for The Shipping Controller, launched as War Airman, completed in January 1920 as Treverbyn for The Hain Steamship Co Ltd, London. |
|Notes on event|
At 22.31 hours on 21 Oct 1941 the Treverbyn (Master Henry Edwards, OBE) in convoy SL-89 was hit amidships by one torpedo from U-82 and sank in 3 minutes southwest of Cape Clear. The master, 35 crew members and ten gunners were lost.
|On board||We have details of 48 people who were on board.|
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