British Steam merchant
|Completed||1929 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||Donaldson Brothers Ltd, Glasgow|
|Date of attack||25 Sep 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-43 (Wilhelm Ambrosius)|
|Position||53° 43'N, 20° 10'W - Grid AL 6784|
|Complement||57 (1 dead and 56 survivors).|
|Route||Glasgow - Montreal|
|Cargo||540 tons of general cargo and livestock|
|History||Completed in October 1929 |
|Notes on event|
At 13.30 hours on 25 Sep 1940 the unescorted Sulairia (Master Robert Clarke Young), dispersed from convoy OB-217 on 25 September, was hit in the stern by one G7e torpedo from U-43 and sank slowly about 356 miles west of Achill Head, Co. Mayo. One crew member was lost. The master and 55 crew members were picked up by HMCS Ottawa (H 60) (Cdr E.R. Mainguy, RCN) and landed at Gourock on 27 September.
|On board||We have details of 2 people who were on board.|
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