French Steam tanker
|Completed||1930 - Chantier de Normandie, Grand Quévilly, Rouen|
|Owner||Société Transports Maritimes Pétrolièrs, Paris|
|Date of attack||19 Jun 1940||Nationality: French|
|Fate||Damaged by U-25 (Heinz Beduhn)|
|Position||47° 39'N, 7° 25'W - Grid BF 4391|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|History||Completed in June 1930 |
|Notes on event|
At 01.28 hours on 19 June 1940 U-25 attacked a small convoy about 100 miles west-southwest of Ouessant and hit the Brumaire with one torpedo, before the U-boat collided with another steamer in convoy. The conning tower and periscope were damaged and the U-boat had to abort her patrol.
The damaged Brumaire was sunk the next day by German aircraft off Belle-Île in position 47°14N/03°16W.
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