British Steam merchant
|Completed||1934 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||Jamaica Banana Producer´s SS Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||11 Mar 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-590 (Heinrich Müller-Edzards)|
|Position||51° 14'N, 29° 18'W - Grid AK 9844|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||St. John, New Brunswick - Halifax - Belfast Lough - Cardiff|
|Cargo||General cargo and mail|
|History||Laid down as Jamaica Perseverance, completed in June 1934 as Jamaica Producer.|
|Notes on event|
At 02.15 hours on 11 March 1943, U-590 fired torpedoes at convoy HX-228 and observed two hits on a steamer and reported that the ship sank within one minute. In fact, the Jamaica Producer was only damaged and managed to reach port. The ship was repaired and returned to service in May 1943.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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