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Details for: Convoy FS622 - sinking of the SS Empire Ghyll


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The SS Empire Ghyll was a 2,011tn collier en route from Sunderland to London when, on Saturday 18th October 1941, she was sunk by a mine southwest of Harwich in the Barrow Deep, Thames Estuary. She was part of convoy FS622. Five crew and two gunners were lost.


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