British Steam merchant
|Completed||1936 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||The Hain Steamship Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||6 Jun 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-48 (Herbert Schultze)|
|Position||46° 17'N, 36° 20'W - Grid BD 4827|
|Complement||45 (45 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Cardiff - Kingston, Jamaica|
|Cargo||7800 tons of coal|
|History||Completed in September 1936 |
|Notes on event|
At 23.25 hours on 6 June 1941 the unescorted Tregarthen (Master Leonard Daniel), dispersed on 5 June from convoy OB-329 in 51°48N/20°48W, was hit in the stern by two torpedoes from U-48 north-northwest of the Azores. The ship capsized and sank within three minutes. The master, 41 crew members and three gunners were lost.
|On board||We have details of 45 people who were on board.|
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