British Steam tanker
|Completed||1927 - Sir W.G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Owner||British Tanker Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||22 Feb 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-50 (Max-Hermann Bauer)|
|Position||42° 11'N, 11° 35'W - Grid CG 1366|
|Complement||38 (5 dead and 33 survivors).|
|Route||Glasgow - Abadan|
|History||Completed in October 1927 |
|Notes on event|
At 00.20 hours on 22 February 1940 the British Endeavour (Master Thomas Weatherhead) in convoy OGF-19 was torpedoed and sunk by U-50 about 100 miles west of Vigo, Spain. Five crew members were lost. The master and 32 crew members were picked up by the British steam merchant Bodnant and landed at Funchal, Madeira on 26 February.
|On board||We have details of 9 people who were on board.|
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