Ships hit by U-boats


British Steam merchant

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Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage1,487 tons
Completed1919 - Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole 
OwnerP. & O. Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London 
Date of attack28 Jan 1940Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-22 (Karl-Heinrich Jenisch)
Position55° 03'N, 1° 24'W - Grid AN 5461
Complement18 (18 dead - no survivors)
ConvoyFN-81 (straggler)
RouteHull (26 Jan) - Blyth 
History Completed in December 1919 
Notes on event

On 28 Jan 1940 the Eston (Master Herbert Roser Harris), a straggler from convoy FN-81, struck a mine laid on 20 Dec 1939 by U-22 and sank near Blyth. The master and 17 crew members were lost.

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