Search: Sort by:
 
 
  Search


https://www.naval-history.net/Maps1939-08RNStations.GIF




Photo. www.photoship.co.uk


 


Built: 1920


Tonnage: 5,212 / 8,135 tons


Cargo: 1,100 tons of salt ballast and 63 bags of mail   


Route: Port Said - Mombasa - Tamatave - Durban - Capetown - Rio de Janeiro  


Sunk  7 Mar 1943 by U-506 on pos. 34° 30'S 23° 10'E


7 Dead


51 Survivors


Laid down as War Whale for The Shipping Controller, completed in April 1920 as Sabor for Royal Mail Lines Ltd, London.


At 03.09 hours on 7 March 1943 the unescorted Sabor (Master Peter Merrick Burrell) was torpedoed by U-506 southeast of Mossel Bay. The ship sank after being hit by a coup de grâce at 05.32 hours. Seven crew members were lost. The master, 41 crew members and nine gunners were picked up by the SAAF crash launch R-8 and landed at Mossel Bay.


By www.uboat.net


 

Select nao autorizado. You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near 'and a.id <> 3024 order by ordem asc' at line 1