American Steam merchant
|Type:||Steam merchant (Liberty)|
|Completed||1942 - North Carolina Shipbuilding Co, Wilmington NC|
|Owner||American-South African Line Inc, New York|
|Date of attack||5 Jul 1942||Nationality: American|
|Fate||Sunk by U-88 (Heino Bohmann)|
|Position||75° 08'N, 45° 06'E - Grid AC 3769|
|Complement||54 (3 dead and 51 survivors).|
|Route||Baltimore, Maryland - Archangel|
|Cargo||8200 tons of steel, food, explosives and tanks|
|History||Completed March 1942 |
|Notes on event|
After convoy PQ-17 was dispersed on 4 July 1942 the Daniel Morgan (Master George T. Sullivan) traveled with four other ships to Archangel. On 5 July, they were attacked many times by German Ju 88 aircraft of the KG 30. About 18.00 hours, five Ju 88 from the III./KG 30 attacked the ship at 75°08N/44°10E and three near misses caused the #4 and #5 holds to flood and the ship to list to starboard.
The earlier ship of the master George T. Sullivan was the City of New York, which had been sunk by U-160 (Lassen) on 29 March 1942.
|On board||We have details of 4 people who were on board.|
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