Swedish Motor merchant
|Completed||1934 - Kockums Mekaniska Verksteds A/B, Malmö|
|Owner||Rederi-A/B Svenska Lloyd, Gothenburg|
|Date of attack||13 Dec 1942||Nationality: Swedish|
|Fate||Sunk by U-176 (Reiner Dierksen)|
|Position||01.36N, 32.22W - Grid FC 2515|
|Complement||25 (0 dead and 25 survivors).|
|Route||Montevideo - Philadelphia|
|Cargo||1000 tons of salted hides, 1200 tons of wool and 50 tons of salted hides in barrels|
Completed in July 1934
|Notes on event|
At 15.48 hours on 13 Dec, 1942, the Scania was stopped by U-176, searched by a boarding party and at 18.05 hours sunk by six scuttling charges in accordance with the prize rules after the crew had abandoned ship. The survivors were picked up after 60 hours by the Swedish motor merchant Nordstjernan.
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