Ships hit by U-boats


Guido

British Steam merchant


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NameGuido
Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage3,921 tons
Completed1920 - Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole 
OwnerEllerman´s Wilson Line Ltd, Hull 
HomeportHull 
Date of attack8 Mar 1943Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-633 (Bernhard Müller)
Position58.08N, 32.20W - Grid AK 2731
Complement45 (10 dead and 35 survivors).
ConvoySC-121 (romper)
RouteSt. Kitts - New York (23 Feb) - Greenock 
Cargo4242 tons of sugar and 24 tons of cotton and mail 
History Completed in December 1920 
Notes on event

At 08.55 hours on 8 Mar, 1943, the Guido (Master George Mussared) was torpedoed and sunk by U-633 about 450 miles east-southeast of Cape Farewell. The vessel was a romper 10 miles off the starboard bow of the convoy SC-121. Eight crew members and two gunners were lost. The master, 28 crew members and six gunners were picked up by USCGC Spencer (WPG 36) and landed at Londonderry.

 
On boardWe have details of 12 people who were on board

Location of attack on Guido.

ship sunk.


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