British Steam merchant
|Completed||1938 - Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend-on-Tyne|
|Owner||Ellerman´s Wilson Line Ltd, Hull|
|Date of attack||2 Dec 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-52 (Otto Salman)|
|Position||55° 03'N, 18° 04'W - Grid AL 6558|
|Complement||32 (5 dead and 27 survivors).|
|Route||Demerara - Halifax (21 Nov) - Oban|
|Cargo||1300 tons of logs|
|Notes on event|
At 07.23 hours on 2 Dec 1940, U-52 fired a torpedo at Tasso (Master Arnold Herbert) in convoy HX-90, hit the ship amidships and caused her to sink about 360 miles west of Bloody Foreland. Five crew members were lost. The master and 26 crew members were picked up by HMS Viscount (D 92) and landed at Liverpool.
|On board||We have details of 6 people who were on board.|
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