British Steam merchant
|Completed||1928 - W. Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool|
|Owner||Sir R. Ropner & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool|
|Date of attack||25 Jan 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-624 (Ulrich Graf von Soden-Fraunhofen)|
|Position||55N, 37.50W - Grid AK 4557|
|Complement||46 (46 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Tampa, Florida - New York - Loch Ewe - London|
|Cargo||8000 tons of phosphate|
|History||Completed in July 1928 |
|Notes on event|
On 25 Jan, 1943, the Lackenby (Master William Arthur Allon, MBE), a straggler from convoy SC-117, was hit by two torpedoes from U-624 and sank south of Cape Farewell. The master, 38 crew members and seven gunners were lost.
|On board||We have details of 46 people who were on board.|
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