Ships hit by U-boats


Cuban Steam merchant

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Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage1,025 tons
Completed1915 - Forges & Chantiers de la Méditerranée SA, La Seyne 
OwnerEmpresa Naviera de Cuba SA, Havana 
Date of attack12 Aug 1942Nationality:      Cuban
FateSunk by U-508 (Georg Staats)
Position24° 20'N, 81° 50'W - Grid DM 2748
Complement? men (23 dead and ? survivors).
RouteMiami - Key West - Havana 
CargoGeneral cargo 
History Completed in May 1915 as French Gharb for Leroux & Heuzey, Rouen. 1924 sold to Cuba and renamed Manzanillo
Notes on event

At 13.55 hours on 12 Aug 1942, U-508 attacked the Special Convoy 12 and sank the Santiago de Cuba and Manzanillo.

On boardWe have details of 29 people who were on board

Location of attack on Manzanillo.

ship sunk.

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