British Steam merchant
|Completed||1920 - Ayrshire Dockyard Co Ltd, Irvine|
|Owner||The Clan Line Steamers Ltd (Cayzer, Irvine & Co Ltd), London|
|Date of attack||16 Nov 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-92 (Adolf Oelrich)|
|Position||36° 08'N, 7° 23'W - Grid CG 9457|
|Complement||172 (3 dead and 169 survivors).|
|Route||Gibraltar (15 Nov) - Clyde|
|History||Completed in November 1920 |
|Notes on event|
At 05.49 hours on 16 Nov 1942 the Clan Mactaggart (Master Joseph Henry Crellin) in convoy MKS-1X was torpedoed and sunk by U-92 50 miles southwest of Cadiz. Two crew members and one naval personnel were lost. The master, 97 crew members, 17 gunners and 54 naval personnel were picked up by HMS Coreopsis (K 32) (LtCdr A.H. Davies, RNVR). The survivors were distributed by the corvette to HMS Landguard (Y 56) (LtCdr T.S.L. Fox-Pitt, RN) and HMS Lulworth (Y 60) (LtCdr C. Gwinner, DSO, RN) and landed at Londonderry. 34 Lascars on HMS Lulworth were later transferred to the Havildar sailing in the same convoy.
|On board||We have details of 5 people who were on board.|
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