British Steam merchant
|Completed||1924 - George Brown & Co, Greenock|
|Owner||W.H. Cockerline & Co, Hull|
|Date of attack||11 Sep 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-99 (Otto Kretschmer)|
|Position||56° 30'N, 13° 18'W - Grid AM 0173|
|Complement||25 (25 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Wabana, Newfoundland (31 Aug) - Liverpool|
|Cargo||3500 tons of iron ore|
|History||Completed in March 1924 |
|Notes on event|
At 07.16 hours on 11 September 1940 the unescorted Albionic (Master Harry Thompson) was hit on port side underneath the bridge by one G7e torpedo from U-99 and sank within 20 seconds about 70 miles south of Rockall. The master, 23 crew members and one gunner were lost.
|On board||We have details of 25 people who were on board.|
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