Convoy SC.140

Depart Halifax on 21 August 1943.
Arrive Liverpool on 5 September 1943.
Hague's records contain 74 merchants and 16 escorts (73 ships TDS)
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Vessel
Pdt.
Tons
Built
Cargo
Notes
ACASTA (Nor)
62
5,229
1918
Sun Fuel
 
ALABAMAN (US)
142
7,004
1921
Petrol, .General, Expl
 
AMERICAN PRESS (US)
113
5,131
1920
General, Expl, Steel
 
AMSTEL (Du)
13
2,115
1925
Lumber ex Sydney Cob
 
ANTIETAM (US)
103
6,972
1919
Gas Oil
37 PASSENGERS
ARMATHIA (Gk)
162
4,683
1919
Steel, Lumber
 
ASHMUN J CLOUGH (Br)
95
1,791
1943
Steel, General ex Sydney Cob
 
ASTRID (Nor)
153
2,861
1942
Lumber
 
BANGKOK II (Br)
94
8,056
1919
General
 
BARON STRANRAER (Br)
21
3,668
1929
Sugar
27 PASSENGERS
BARRIE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 21/08 - 25/08
BARRINGTON COURT (Br)
24
4,910
1924
Steel, Lumber
 
BAYOU CHICO (US)
122
5,401
1920
General, Expl
 
BEACONOIL (Br)
63
6,893
1919
Fuel Oil
 
BELGIAN SEAMAN (Bel)
141
7,023
1941
Steel, Lumber
 
BELGIAN TRADER (Bel)
11
2,890
1942
Steel, Lumber
 
BLENHEIM (US)
132
5,098
1923
General, Expl
 
BONITA (Pan)
42
4,929
1918
General, Ammo, Grain
 
BOREAS (Nor)
35
2,801
1920
Zinc Concentrate ex St Johns
 
BOSTON CITY (Br)
151
2,870
1920
General
 
BUCTOUCHE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 21/08 - 25/08
BUXTON 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 21/08 - 23/08
CALVIN COGGIN (Br)
75
1,791
1943
Steel, Lumber ex Sydney Cob
 
CANTAL (Br)
164
3,178
1916
Flour ex Sydney Cob
 
CETUS (Nor)
64
2,614
1920
Pulp
 
CHESTER O SWAIN (US)
102
8,146
1921
Sun Fuel
 
CHRISTINE MARIE (Br)
22
3,895
1919
Grain, General, Ammo
 
CSIKOS (Pan)
43
3,938
1913
MT, Spares
 
DINARA (Yug)
105
3,192
1917
Pulp, Tin Cotton
 
DOMBY (Br)
51
5,582
1932
Steel, Lumber
 
DRUMHELLER 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 25/08 - 04/09
EEMLAND (Du)
32
4,188
1906
General, Expl
 
EL CIERVO (Br)
72
5,841
1923
Sun Fuel
ESCORT OILER
EMPIRE CAMERON (Br)
115
7,015
1941
Steel, Lumber ex Sydney Cob
 
EMPIRE MACALPINE (Br)
82
7,954
1943
Grain
MAC SHIP
EMPIRE MAGPIE (Br)
41
6,211
1919
General, Ammo
1 PASSENGER
EMPIRE PIBROCH (Br)
121
7,046
1942
Frig, General
 
ESSEX LANCE (Br)
45
6,625
1918
Grain, Flour, MT ex Sydney Cob
 
EXFORD (US)
14
4,969
1919
Steel, Ammo ex St Johns No
 
GATINEAU 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 25/08 - 04/09
GULF OF MEXICO (US)
92
7,807
1917
Gas Oil
 
GYLFE (Nor)
112
6,129
1930
Gas Oil
 
HARTLEPOOL (Br)
25
5,500
1932
Steel, Lumber ex St Johns No
 
HIRAM (Nor)
23
1,930
1926
General
54 PASSENGERS
HOLLYWOOD (US)
161
5,498
1920
General
 
ICARUS 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 25/08 - 31/08
ILLINOIAN (US)
133
6,473
1918
General
 
IMPERIAL TRANSPORT (Br)
52
8,022
1931
Sun Fuel, Barges
 
INGER TOFT (Br)
12
2,190
1920
Lumber
RETURNED
INNESMOOR (Br)
81
4,392
1928
Steel, Lumber
 
IRON BARON (Nor)
124
3,231
1911
Steel, Lumber ex Sydney Cob
 
ISOBEL (Pan)
33
1,515
1929
Pulp
 
JOSIAH P CRESSEY (Br)
144
1,791
1943
Steel, Lumber ex Sydney Cob
 
KAMLOOPS 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 25/08 - 04/09
KELBERGEN (Du)
155
4,823
1914
Zinc Concentrate ex St Johns
 
KING NEPTUNE (Br)
165
5,224
1928
Pit Props ex St Johns No
 
KIRSTEN MAERSK (Br)
54
2,410
1920
Lumber
 
LADY MADELEINE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 25/08 - 04/09
LAGAN 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 25/08 - 04/09
LANCER 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 25/08 - 05/09
LANGLEETARN (Br)
34
4,908
1929
Grain, MT ex Sydney Cob
 
LOBOS (Br)
131
6,479
1921
Tin, Cotton, Hemp, Silk
 
LOSADA (Br)
111
6,520
1921
Hemp, Nitrates
 
MANCHESTER SPINNER (Br)
101
4,767
1918
Grain, Fads
 
NASHABA (US)
143
6,054
1921
General, Ammo
 
NIPIGON 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 21/08 - 25/08
NORTON (Br)
44
7,195
1941
Grain, Flour ex Sydney Cob
 
NORVARG (Nor)
74
4,748
1920
General
 
OAKWORTH (Br)
123
4,968
1925
Steel, Lumber ex Sydney
 
OLGA E EMBIRICOS (Gk)
135
4,677
1922
Steel, Lumber ex Sydney Cob
 
PARKHAVEN (Du)
163
4,803
1920
Steel, Lumber
 
POLYANTHUS 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 25/08 - 04/09
PRIMROSE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 25/08 - 04/09
PRINS WILLEM VAN ORANJE (Du)
71
1,303
1938
General
90 PASSENGERS
QUESNEL 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 21/08 - 25/08
RENA (Nor)
104
5,242
1924
Steel, Pulp
 
ROBIN GRAY (US)
152
6,896
1920
General, Expl
 
SAINTE MAXIME (Fr)
73
4,051
1911
Sugar, General
RETURNED
SALISBURY 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 21/08 - 25/08
SHEAF HOLME (Br)
91
4,814
1929
Steel, Lumber
 
SOUTHGATE (Br)
31
4,862
1926
Grain
 
STAMOS (Gk)
145
3,802
1914
Grain, MT ex Sydney Cob
 
TAMAHA (Br)
53
6,946
1914
Sun Fuel
 
THEMISTO (Du)
65
4,707
1928
Steel, Lumber ex Sydney Cob
 
THRAKI (Gk)
55
7,460
1941
Grain, MT ex Sydney Cob
 
TILSINGTON COURT (Br)
134
6,910
1928
Grain, MT ex Sydney Cob
 
TULLY CROSBY (Br)
154
1,791
1943
Steel, Lumber ex Sydney Cob
 
UMBERLEIGH (Br)
114
4,950
1927
Newsprint ex Sydney Cob
 
WEST HONAKER (US)
93
5,428
1920
General, Expl
 
WESTMOOR (Br)
61
4,359
1924
Flour, A/C
 

Additional notes by Arnold Hague and co-workers for convoy SC.140:

    WEST ESC W 1 SOE BUXTON, OCEAN C2 SOE GATINEAU
    COMMODORE: R-Adm E K BODDAM-WHETHAM CBE DSO IN SHEAF HOLME
    VICE COMMODORE: SHIP'S MASTER IN EMPIRE MAGPIE
Data supplied by Don Kindell, extracted from the late Arnold Hague's papers with the kind permission of Mrs. Gill Hague.