British Steam merchant
|Completed||1928 - Bartram & Sons Ltd, South Dock, Sunderland|
|Owner||Evan Thomas Radcliffe & Co, Cardiff|
|Date of attack||2 Nov 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-172 (Carl Emmermann)|
|Position||27° 03'S, 2° 59'W - Grid GG 4769|
|Complement||44 (24 dead and 20 survivors).|
|Route||New York - Trinidad (9 Oct) - Durban - Saldanha Bay - Bombay|
|Cargo||9024 tons of US military stores|
|Notes on event|
At 21.43 hours on 2 Nov 1942 the unescorted Llandilo (Master William Redvers Baden Burgess) was torpedoed and sunk by U-172 southeast of St.Helena. The master, 20 crew members and three gunners were lost. 17 crew members and three gunners were picked up by the Norwegian merchant Olaf Bergh and landed at Port of Spain, Trinidad.
|On board||We have details of 24 people who were on board.|
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