Canadian Steam merchant
|Completed||1926 - Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Haverton Hill, Middlesbrough|
|Owner||Paterson Steamships Ltd, Fort William, Ontario|
|Date of attack||15 Sep 1940||Nationality: Canadian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-99 (Otto Kretschmer)|
|Position||57° 42'N, 15° 02'W - Grid AM 1751|
|Complement||20 (7 dead and 13 survivors).|
|Route||Quebec - Sydney - Bristol|
|Cargo||2000 tons of timber (700 standards)|
|History||Completed in May 1926 as Geo. R. Donovan for Union Transit Co Ltd (J.B. Foote), Hamilton, Ontario. 1939 renamed Kenordoc for Paterson Steamships Ltd, Fort William, Ontario. |
|Notes on event|
At 12.16 hours on 15 Sep 1940 the Kenordoc (Master Charles Ernest Brown), a straggler from convoy SC-3, was shelled by U-99 about 44 miles west-northwest of Rockall. The ship was later scuttled by HMS Amazon (D 39) (LtCdr N.E.G. Roper, RN). The master and six crew members were lost. 13 crew members were rescued by the destroyer and HMCS St. Laurent (H 83) (Lt H.S. Rayner, RCN) and landed at Greenock.
|On board||We have details of 8 people who were on board.|
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