British Motor tanker
|Completed||1929 - R. Duncan & Co Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||United Molasses Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||16 Apr 1945||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-1274 (Hans-Hermann Fitting)|
|Position||55° 39'N, 1° 31'W|
|Complement||47 (1 dead and 46 survivors).|
|Route||Port Everglades, Florida - Loch Ewe - Salt End|
|Cargo||12.600 tons of molasses|
|Notes on event|
At 17.32 hours on 16 April 1945 the Athelduke (Master Joseph Errett) in convoy FS-1784 was torpedoed and sunk by U-1274 east of Newcastle. One crew member was lost. The master, 41 crew members and four gunners were picked up by the British merchant King Neptune.
|On board||We have details of 4 people who were on board.|
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