Cory Brothers & Co Limited – Shipping Invoice.
Cory Brothers & Co Limited. Shipping Invoice for 223 tons of coal to be shipped to Italy on the SS Absirtea.
The SS Absirtea
In 1942 at the height of WWII the SS Absirtea (as seen left) was then an enemy cargo ship and was torpedoed and sunk in the Adriatic off the coast of Albania by the H.M.S. Thunderbolt (Royal Navy) under the command of LT. Cdr C. B. Crouch. At the time of sinking it was owned by the Italian Government.