British Motor passenger ship
|Type:||Motor passenger ship|
|Completed||1938 - Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast|
|Owner||Coast Lines Ltd, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||7 Feb 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-30 (Fritz-Julius Lemp)|
|Position||53° 36'N, 3° 24'W - Grid AM 9324|
|Complement||235 (0 dead and 235 survivors).|
|Route||Belfast - Liverpool|
|Cargo||General cargo, including eggs, animal gut, poultry, thread and textiles|
|History||Completed in February 1938 |
|Notes on event|
About 06.00 hours on 7 Feb 1940 the Munster (Master William James Paisley) struck a mine laid on 6 January by U-30 in the Queens Channel and sank near Mersey Light. The master, 44 crew members and 190 passengers were picked up by the British coaster Ringwall and landed at Liverpool.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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