British Steam merchant
|Completed||1936 - Burntisland Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Burntisland|
|Owner||Glen & Co Ltd, Glasgow|
|Date of attack||28 Oct 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-432 (Heinz-Otto Schultze)|
|Position||41° 17'N, 21° 40'W - Grid CF 2483|
|Complement||28 (19 dead and 9 survivors).|
|Route||Huelva - Clyde|
|Cargo||2393 tons of copper pyrites|
|History||Completed in May 1936 |
|Notes on event|
At 05.08 and 05.09 hours on 28 October 1941 U-432 fired a spread of two bow and one stern torpedoes at convoy HG-75 east-northeast of the Azores and observed hits on two ships, one of them sinking by the stern after about 4 minutes. However, the only ship hit in the attack was Ulea (Master Frederick Osborn Ambrose). The master, twelve crew members, three gunners and three passengers were lost. Four crew members and one gunner were picked up by HMS La Malouine (K 46) (T/Lt V.D.H. Bidwell, RNR) and two crew members by HMS Bluebell (K 80) (LtCdr R.E. Sherwood, RNR) and landed at Liverpool.
|On board||We have details of 18 people who were on board.|
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