The tanker Ormidale, later renamed Bluefields, which was torpedoed and sunk in 1942 by German submarine U-576.
On July 15, 1942, Bluefields was sailing as part of Convoy KS-520 when the mass of ships was suddenly attacked as it rounded Cape Hatteras by German submarine U-576. Bluefields was struck with a torpedo and sunk within 12 minutes but the crew escaped with minor injuries.
Structure Information:BLUEFIELDS is a Fishing Spot.
A shipwreck or wreckage from a sunken vessel is located at this spot.
This fishing spot was added to the database on 4/17/2012 10:31:06 AM by Seamus and last updated on 11/14/2018 9:22:09 AM.
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