British Steam merchant
|Completed||1927 - William Denny & Brothers Ltd, Dumbarton|
|Owner||Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd, Montreal|
|Date of attack||5 Feb 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-41 (Gustav-Adolf Mugler)|
|Position||49° 20'N, 10° 07'W - Grid BF 1733|
|Complement||77 (1 dead and 76 survivors).|
|Route||London - St. John, New Brunswick|
|History||Completed in December 1927 |
|Notes on event|
At 13.10 hours on 5 Feb 1940 the Beaverburn (Master Thomas Jones) in convoy OA-84 was torpedoed and sunk by U-41 about 150 miles south of Berehaven, Co. Cork. One crew member was lost. The master and 75 crew members were picked up by the Narragansett and landed at Falmouth.
|On board||We have details of 2 people who were on board.|
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