Brazilian Steam tanker
|Completed||1912 - Western Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co Ltd, Port Arthur, Ontario|
|Owner||Lloyd Nacional SA, Rio de Janeiro|
|Homeport||Rio de Janeiro|
|Date of attack||28 Jul 1942||Nationality: Brazilian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-155 (Adolf Cornelius Piening)|
|Position||12° 30'N, 55° 49'W - Grid EE 8296|
|Complement||35 (1 dead and 34 survivors).|
|Route||Pernambuco - Para, Brazil - Trinidad - Caripito|
|History||Built as Canadian Hamiltonian for Canadian Interlake Line, Montreal PQ and 1913 transferred to Canada Steamship Lines Ltd, Montreal PQ. 1918 sold to Brazil and renamed Piave for Lloyd Nacional SA, Rio de Janeiro. 1923 sold to Cia. Unizo Combustiveis, Sao Paulo, but 1927 returned to Lloyd Nacional SA. |
|Notes on event|
At 22.30 hours on 28 July 1942 the unescorted Piave (Master Renato Ferreira da Silva) was hit by one torpedo from U-155 about 100 miles off Barbados and sunk by gunfire. The master was the only casualty.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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