Convoy SC.130

Depart Halifax on 11 May 1943.
Arrive Liverpool on 26 May 1943.
Hague's records contain 37 merchants and 20 escorts (37 ships TDS)
Click here for external site based on TNA data for Convoy SC.130

Vessel
Pdt.
Tons
Built
Cargo
Notes
A C BEDFORD (US)
73
9,485
1918
Fuel Oil
 
AMSTEL (Du)
63
2,115
1925
Pulp
 
BEACONOIL (Br)
83
6,893
1919
Sun Fuel
 
BENEDICK (Br)
52
6,978
1928
FFO
ESCORT OILER, 60 SPARE DCs
BENTE MAERSK (Br)
62
5,722
1928
Petrol
ESCORT OILER
CALMAR (US)
93
5,787
1920
Stores, Expl
 
CATHLAMET (US)
84
5,869
1919
General
 
CETUS (Nor)
54
2,614
1920
Pulp
 
CHRISTINE MARIE (Br)
42
3,895
1919
General, Ammo
 
COLYTTO (Du)
23
4,408
1926
Grain
 
DALEMOOR (Br)
21
5,835
1922
Grain, General
 
DALLINGTON COURT (Br)
101
6,889
1929
Grain, General
 
DAYLIGHT (US)
72
9,180
1931
Fuel Oil, MT
 
DUNCAN 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 15/05 - 25/05
DYNASTIC (US)
74
5,773
1919
General, Expl
 
E G SEUBERT (US)
53
9,181
1918
FFO, Stores
ESCORT OILER
EMPIRE MELODY (Br)
11
2,883
1942
Sugar
 
EMPIRE METEOR (Br)
41
7,457
1940
Steel, Lumber
 
EMPIRE SPARTAN (Br)
12
7,009
1942
Steel, Lumber
 
EMPIRE TRISTRAM (Br)
51
7,167
1942
Wheat, General
 
ESSEX LANCE (Br)
24
6,625
1918
Grain, Flour
 
ESTRELLA (Nor)
103
3,888
1920
Grain, Lumber
RETURNED FURTHER ENGINE DEFECTS
EXCHESTER (US)
92
4,999
1919
General, Stores
 
FJALLFOSS (Ice)
33
1,451
1919
General
 
FORT BEDFORD (Br)
32
7,127
1943
General
 
GITANO (Br)
31
3,956
1921
General, Expl
 
GRAIGLAS (Br)
22
4,312
1940
Steel, Lumber
 
HENRIK IBSEN (Nor)
43
4,671
1906
Grain, General
 
INGMAN (Br)
13
3,169
1907
Grain, General
 
JED 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 19/05 - 22/05
JOSEPH WARREN (US)
 
7,176
1943
Steel, General ex St Johns No
fitted with AND
KATLA (Ice)
44
1,209
1911
General
 
KENORA 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 11/05 - 15/05
KITCHENER 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 11/05 - 19/05
LAGARFOSS (Ice)
34
1,211
1904
General
 
LOOSESTRIFE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 15/05 - 25/05
MATAPEDIA 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 11/05 - 15/05
MONCTON 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 11/05 - 15/05
NARBO (US)
94
6,005
1920
General
 
NIAGARA 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 11/05 - 15/05
NORTHERN FLOWER 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 15/05 - 25/05
OLIVEBANK (Br)
81
5,154
1926
General, Expl
 
PINK 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 15/05 - 25/05
RAVNEFJELL (Nor)
82
1,339
1938
General
 
SENNEN 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 19/05 - 22/05
SHEAF HOLME (Br)
61
4,814
1929
Steel, General
 
SNOWFLAKE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 15/05 - 25/05
SPEY 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 19/05 - 22/05
STANLODGE (Br)
91
5,977
1943
Grain, General
 
SUNFLOWER 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 15/05 - 25/05
TAMAHA (Br)
71
6,946
1914
FFO
RETURNED
TAY 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 15/05 - 25/05
VIDETTE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 15/05 - 25/05
WEAR 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 19/05 - 22/05
WEST HONAKER (US)
102
5,428
1920
Grain, General
 
WINONA (US)
 
6,197
1919
Phosphates ex St Johns No
 
ZAMALEK (Br)
75
1,567
1921
 
RESCUE SHIP

Additional notes by Arnold Hague and co-workers for convoy SC.130:

    WEST ESC W 5 SOE NIAGARA, OCEAN ESC B 7 SOE DUNCAN, SUPPORT GP 1 EG SOE SENNEN, AND KITCHENER
    JED & SENNEN SANK U 945 19.5.43 (mod assessment),A/C SANK U 273 19.9 AND U 258 ON 20.5. U 209 & U 381 NOT SUNK IN THIS CONVOY!!!
    A/C SANK U 954 19.5.43
    SPEY JOINED FROM SC 129
    COMMODORE: Capt H C C FORSYTH RD RNR IN SHEAF HOLME
    VICE COMMODORE: SHIP'S MASTER IN STANLODGE
Data supplied by Don Kindell, extracted from the late Arnold Hague's papers with the kind permission of Mrs. Gill Hague.