Elmbank, one of the 18 ship order of 1924, torpedoed by Otto Kretschner in U99 in Sept. 1940. 2 crew lost and the rest were rescued.

Twin screw and 6 cylinders giving 2300 bhp.

This is a page about the U Boat commander, (click on the the link below the picture) and this includes recordings made long after the war by Otto Kretschmer who survived as a prisoner. He torpedoed the Elmbank , Invershannon, one of Andrew Weir’s tankers, which sank killing 16 persons, and 3 weeks later the Empire Miniver, managed by Andrew Weir.


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