British Steam merchant
|Completed||1929 - Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Haverton Hill, Middlesbrough|
|Owner||Gypsum Packet Co Ltd, Windsor NS|
|Date of attack||3 Nov 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-160 (Georg Lassen)|
|Position||12° 27'N, 64° 04'W - Grid ED 8298|
|Complement||40 (0 dead and 40 survivors).|
|Route||Demerara - Trinidad - New York|
|Cargo||6200 tons of bauxite|
|History||Completed in April 1929 |
|Notes on event|
The master, 31 crew members, four gunners and four signalmen from the Gypsum Empress (Master John Smyth Rodgers) were picked up by the Spanish steam tanker Gobeo and landed at Trinidad on 3 November.
|On board||We have details of 28 people who were on board.|
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