Re: vessels Cathrine
Date: December 09, 2001 05:42AM
No.1. D/S Cathrine 1885 brt.
Build at Graham & Co, Osbourne in 1904.
Owner, A.Inkapööl,(E.Jakobson & others.)
Dim. 275,1`x 40,1`x 18,1`
359 n.h.p. triple-expansion engines.
The panamanian ship was torpedoed, shelled and sunk in pos.50*8 N - 14* W, on June 24th,1940 on a voyage from Jacksonville to London.
There were 19 survivors landed Milford Haven.
No.2. M/S Cathrine 2727 brt.
Build at Great Lakes Eng. Works.
Owner, Ministry of War Transport (G.Gibson & Co.)
Dim. 253,4`x 43,7`x 24,5`
283 n.h.p. oil engines.
The British ship Cathrine was torpedoed and sunk by a German
submarine 350 miles off Irish coast (approx.49*30N-16W)on June 17th, 1941, on a voyage from Peple and Freetown to Barrow, with 3700 ton manganese ore.
The wireless operator and two members of the crew was the only survivors.
What source are you using for the information on U 43 and U 47?