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SS Etrib

On This Day (19th June) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

SS Etrib (1919-1942) At 58 minutes past midnight on 19 June 1942, U-552 fired a spread of two torpedoes at two overlapping freighters in convoy HG-84 about 400 miles west of Corunna, Spain. The SS Etrib and the SS Pelayo sank after being hit by one torpedo each.

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On This Day (19th June) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

SS Etrib (1919-1942) At 58 minutes past midnight on 19 June 1942, U-552 fired a spread of two torpedoes at two overlapping freighters in convoy HG-84 about 400 miles west of Corunna, Spain. The SS Etrib and the SS Pelayo sank after being hit by one torpedo each.

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SS British Grenadier

On This Day (5th June) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

SS British Grenadier (1922-1941) At 22.52 hours on 5 June, 1941, the unescorted SS British Grenadier was hit amidships by a torpedo from U-103, while steaming on a zigzag course southwest of Freetown.

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