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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:30 pm    Post subject: S.S. Gretafield Reply with quote

Latheron Burial Ground, Caithness

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2012 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of the casualties, Donald Sutherland, is buried in Navidale Churchyard, Kildonan. The post includes details of the sinking of the "Gretafield".

http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/scottishwargraves-post-169.html
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Greatfield was a tanker which had been built in 1928. She was a straggler from Convoy HX-18 and was hit by a torpedo from U-57. She caught fire and ten crewmembers were lost.

She later ran aground at Dunbeath and broke in two on the 19th March and was declared a total loss.

More info here:

http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?11205
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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2018 6:46 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 76344
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