Ships hit by U-boats


Mona Marie

Canadian Sailing ship


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NameMona Marie
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage126 tons
Completed1920 - J. McGill Shipbuilding & Transportation Co Ltd, Shelburne NS 
OwnerLemuel J. Ritcey, La Have NS 
HomeportLa Have 
Date of attack29 Jun 1942Nationality:      Canadian
 
FateSunk by U-126 (Ernst Bauer)
Position12° 22'N, 60° 10'W - Grid EE 7413
Complement8 (0 dead and 8 survivors).
Convoy
RouteBridgetown, Barbados - Trinidad 
CargoEmpty oil drums 
History On 9 May 1942, the Mona Marie picked up eight survivors from the Mont Louis, which had been sunk by U-162 (Wattenberg) the same day and landed them at Georgetown on 10 May. 
Notes on event

At 01.25 hours on 29 June 1942 the schooner Mona Marie was stopped by U-126 with machine-gun fire. She was shelled with all weapons after the crew abandoned ship, but did not sink and was left behind as floating wreck.

 

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