British Steam tanker
|Completed||1928 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||Standard Transportation Co Ltd, Hong Kong|
|Date of attack||21 Jun 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-43 (Wilhelm Ambrosius)|
|Position||39° 40'N, 11° 34'W - Grid CG 5415|
|Complement||50 (5 dead and 45 survivors).|
|Route||Bec d´Ambes - Casablanca - Beaumont, Texas|
|Notes on event|
At 16.36 hours on 21 June 1940 the Yarraville (Master William Alexander Beveridge) in convoy 65-X was hit by one torpedo from U-43, caught fire and sank southwest of Figueira da Foz, Portugal. Five crew members were lost. The master and 44 crew members (seven of them wounded) were picked up by the French trawler Marie Gilberte and landed at Gibraltar.
|On board||We have details of 6 people who were on board.|
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