British Steam merchant
|Completed||1919 - W. Gray & Co (1918) Ltd, West Hartlepool|
|Owner||The Hain Steamship Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||17 Sep 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-65 (Hans-Gerrit von Stockhausen)|
|Position||58° 22'N, 15° 42'W - Grid AM 1574|
|Complement||37 (33 dead and 4 survivors).|
|Route||Philadelphia - Halifax (5 Sep) - Newport, Mon.|
|Cargo||8000 tons of steel|
|History||Laid down as War Bulldog for The Shipping Controller, completed in July 1919 as Tregenna for The Hain Steamship Co Ltd, London. |
|Notes on event|
At 16.26 hours on 17 September 1940 the Tregenna (Master William Thomas Care) in convoy HX-71 was hit by one torpedo from U-65 and sank immediately 78 miles northwest of Rockall. The master, 31 crew members and one gunner were lost. Four crew members were picked up by Filleigh and landed at Avonmouth.
|On board||We have details of 33 people who were on board.|
If you can help us with any additional information on this vessel then please contact us.