British Motor merchant
|Completed||1939 - William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland|
|Owner||Drake Shipping Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||16 Mar 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-77 (Otto Hartmann)|
|Position||36° 10'N, 0° 30'W - Grid CH 8473|
|Complement||45 (1 dead and 44 survivors).|
|Route||Algiers - Gibraltar|
Completed in September 1939
|Notes on event|
The Merchant Prince was first abandoned, but reboarded the next day and towed to Oran where the ship was beached. On 8 April, the ship was refloated and continued to the UK after temporary repairs were made at Oran, she arrived in Glasgow on 2 August for permanent repairs.
|On board||We have details of 3 people who were on board.|
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