British Motor merchant
|Completed||1928 - Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel|
|Owner||Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||2 Dec 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-43 (Wolfgang Lüth)|
|Position||56° 04'N, 18° 45'W - Grid AL 6244|
|Complement||52 (52 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Leith - New York|
|History||Completed in March 1928 |
|Notes on event|
At 09.01 hours on 2 Dec 1940 the Pacific President (Master James Smith Stuart) in convoy OB-251 was hit by two torpedoes from U-43 and sank fast by the bow west-southwest of Rockall. The master, 50 crew members and one gunner were lost.
|On board||We have details of 52 people who were on board.|
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