King Malcolm (2)

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type


148713


D & W Henderson

Glasgow


Harland & Wolff

Glasgow


Diesel 6 Cyl

Single Acting

HP


1850 BHP

Screws


1

Torpedoed and Sunk in The North Atlantic - 1941

King Malcolm

Left Sydney CB

For Belfast

Lost  28 October 1941

Fate

Master

J Wilson

Lost

Chief Officer

M N Hulse

Lost

Second Officer

J K Donnelly

Lost

Third Officer

D R MacKay

Lost

Apprentices

R W Glazebrook

N G Matthews

L F Robinson

S T Wills

All Lost

First Radio Officer

J M Campbell

Lost

Second Radio Officer

J Quill

Lost

Chief Engineer

J Burdon

Lost

Second Engineer

W Wilson

Lost

Third Engineer

J D Ayestaran

Lost

Fourth Engineer

G D Ashton

Lost

Fifth Engineer

E W Hamlett

Lost

Electrician

J R Taylor

Lost

Carpenter

M Jakobson

Lost

Bosun

P Cullen

Lost

Able Seamen

J H Blake

M Cashman

D MacLachlan

T J Seymour

J Snijder

All Lost

Sailor

R Drysdale

Lost

Greasers

G H Cliff

E A Pettersen

J Rufo

All Lost

Stewards

A Dunn

W E James

Both Lost

Asst Steward

A Conley

Lost

Cook

A E Manning

Lost

Galley Boy

G I Down

Lost

Date of attack

28 Oct 1941

Fate

Sunk by U-106 (Hermann Rasch)

Position Grid AK 9985

Complement

38 (38 dead - no survivors)

Convoy

SC-50 (straggler)

Route

Haifa - Sydney CB (17 Oct) - Belfast - Garston

Cargo

Potash

Notes on loss  

At 07.19 hours on 28 Oct, 1941, the King Malcolm (Master James Wilson) was hit by one of two torpedoes from U-106 and sank within three minutes southeast of St. Johns.

The ship had been in convoy SC-50, but straggled and was last seen on 21 October in 47°40N/51°15W.

The master, 33 crew members and four gunners were lost.

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