SS Magdapur was a cargo ship mined and sunk off Thorpeness, Suffolk, by a Nazi German submarine in the Second World War. The SS Magdapur sailed for the Brocklebank Line. On 10 September 1939, one week after the declaration of war, she was underway in ballast from Tyne to Southampton, her master was Arthur Dixon. On that day she struck a mine laid by the German submarine U-13. She sank at 17:25. Six people died as a result of the attack, but 75 people were rescued from the sea by the Aldeburgh lifeboat Abdy Beauclerk. Her crew included lascars.

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  • SS Magdapur was a cargo ship mined and sunk off Thorpeness, Suffolk, by a Nazi German submarine in the Second World War. The SS Magdapur sailed for the Brocklebank Line. On 10 September 1939, one week after the declaration of war, she was underway in ballast from Tyne to Southampton, her master was Arthur Dixon. On that day she struck a mine laid by the German submarine U-13. She sank at 17:25. Six people died as a result of the attack, but 75 people were rescued from the sea by the Aldeburgh lifeboat Abdy Beauclerk. Her crew included lascars. (en)
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  • SS Magdapur was a cargo ship mined and sunk off Thorpeness, Suffolk, by a Nazi German submarine in the Second World War. The SS Magdapur sailed for the Brocklebank Line. On 10 September 1939, one week after the declaration of war, she was underway in ballast from Tyne to Southampton, her master was Arthur Dixon. On that day she struck a mine laid by the German submarine U-13. She sank at 17:25. Six people died as a result of the attack, but 75 people were rescued from the sea by the Aldeburgh lifeboat Abdy Beauclerk. Her crew included lascars. (en)
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