Ships hit by U-boats


Baron Kinnaird

British Steam merchant


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NameBaron Kinnaird
Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage3,355 tons
Completed1927 - Napier & Miller Ltd, Old Kilpatrick, Glasgow 
OwnerH. Hogarth & Sons Ltd, Glasgow 
HomeportArdrossan 
Date of attack11 Mar 1943Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-621 (Max Kruschka)
Position53° 00'N, 40° 00'W - Grid AK 7174
Complement42 (42 dead - no survivors)
ConvoyONS-169 (straggler)
RouteMiddlesbrough - Loch Ewe - Macoris 
CargoBallast 
History  
Notes on event

At 19.17 hours on 11 March 1943 the Baron Kinnaird (Master Leslie Anderson), a straggler from convoy ONS-169 since 6 March, was torpedoed and sunk by U-621 northwest of Belle Ile. The master, 35 crew members and six gunners were lost.

 
On boardWe have details of 40 people who were on board

Location of attack on Baron Kinnaird.

ship sunk.


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