French Steam merchant
|Completed||1930 - Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack|
|Owner||Compagnie Générale Transatlantique, Paris|
|Date of attack||15 Mar 1943||Nationality: French|
|Fate||Sunk by U-524 (Walter von Steinaecker)|
|Position||40.18N, 28.56W - Grid CE 5326|
|Complement||127 (0 dead and 127 survivors).|
|Route||New York - Casablanca|
|Cargo||5500 tons of general cargo, including food, medical supplies, steel mats|
|History||Completed in March 1930 |
|Notes on event|
At 21.00 hours on 15 Mar, 1943, the Wyoming in convoy UGS-6 was hit by two torpedoes from U-524 and sank in eight minutes. The crew and 30 passengers (US Army Airforce personnel) abandoned ship and were picked up by USS Champlin (DD 601) (Cdr C.L. Melson, USN) and landed at Casablanca.
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