TEESBANK

A wartime casualty

On Charlton Buoys – River Thames – 21.8.39

Image from the Malcolm Cranfield collection

Note: The TEESBANK was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic on 5.12.1942. One person was killed . She was voyaging from Port Elizabeth to Demarara in ballast. The submarine – U 128, was herself sunk 5 months later. 48 persons survived from that sinking.

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