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Sister ship Corabella. Photo.


Built 1938

Tonnage 5,664 / 9,050 tons

Cargo: Ballast

Route: UK - Las Palmas - Pepel 

Sunk 31/MAY/41 by U-107 on pos. 08º 50"N 15º 30"W

3 Dead

46 Survivors

At 07.39 hours on 31 May, 1941, the Sire (Master John Thomas Bennett), dispersed from convoy OB-320, was hit on the starboard side in the bow by one torpedo from U-107 and sank after 10 minutes west-southwest of Freetown. Three crew members were lost. The master and 45 crew members were picked up by HMS Marguerite (K 54) (LtCdr A.N. Blundell) and landed at Freetown on 6 June.



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