Ships hit by U-boats


Tabitha Brown

American Steam merchant


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NameTabitha Brown
Type:Steam merchant (Liberty)
Tonnage7,176 tons
Completed1942 - Oregon Shipbuilding Co, Portland OR 
Owner 
Homeport 
Date of attack9 Mar 1943Nationality:      American
 
FateDamaged by U-510 (Karl Neitzel)
Position7° 11'N, 52° 30'W - Grid EP 4168
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
ConvoyBT-6
RouteSuez - Table Bay - Paramaribo 
Cargo 
History  
Notes on event

At 03.06, 03.07 and 03.10 hours on 9 March 1943, U-510 fired torpedoes at convoy BT-6 about 200 miles northeast of Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana and reported four ships sunk. In fact, Kelvinbank was sunk and George G. Meade, Tabitha Brown and Joseph Rodman Drake were damaged.

 

Location of attack on Tabitha Brown.

ship damaged.


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