Ships hit by U-boats


HMS LCT-2398

British Landing craft


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NameHMS LCT-2398
Type:Landing craft (LCT Mk.V)
Tonnage291 tons
Completed1942 - Mount Vernon Bridge & Iron, Mount Vernon OH 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Homeport 
Date of attack11 Mar 1943Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-757 (Friedrich Deetz)
Position51.35N, 28.30W - Grid AK 9872
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
ConvoyHX-228
Route 
Cargo 
History Completed in December 1942 as USS LCT-398 for US Navy and lend-leased to Royal Navy as HMS LCT-2398
Notes on event

The HMS LCT-2398 was on transfer from the USA to the UK aboard the William C. Gorgas and was lost on 11 Mar, 1943, when this ship was sunk by U-757 in the convoy HX-228.

 

Location of attack on HMS LCT-2398.

ship sunk.


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U-Boat Attack Logs

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