Ships hit by U-boats


Loch Don

British Steam merchant


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NameLoch Don
Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage5,249 tons
Completed1937 - J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, North Sands, Sunderland 
OwnerMaclay & McIntyre Ltd, Glasgow 
HomeportGlasgow 
Date of attack1 Apr 1942Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-202 (Hans-Heinz Linder)
Position37.05N, 61.40W - Grid CB 8387
Complement47 (3 dead and 44 survivors).
Convoy
RouteNew York (29 Mar) - Capetown 
Cargo6000 tons of general cargo 
History  
Notes on event

At 23.14 hours on 1 Apr, 1942, the unescorted Loch Don (Master Malcolm Wright Anderson) was torpedoed and sunk by U-202 about 500 miles north-northeast of Bermuda. Three crew members were lost. The master, 37 crew members and six gunners were picked up by the Helen Forsey and landed at Burin, Newfoundland.

 
On boardWe have details of 3 people who were on board

Location of attack on Loch Don.

ship sunk.


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