Torpedoed by submarine U68 8 October 1942 34.50S 18.40E on voyage Port Said to Rio de Janeiro with bauxite & pinewood.
Dates from George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List.
22-07-27 Casualty report SARTHE from Rotterdam put back under tow on 21 July 1927 with machinery out of order [Western Mail]
27 July 1927 The tug SUN IX bound from Blackwater to London under Captain Mee with a crew of nine men ran aground on the South Buxey Sands. Clacton Lifeboat was launched but the skipper of the tug refused to be rescued - and the tug refloated at the next high tide. [Dundee Evening Telegraph]