British Steam merchant
|Completed||1922 - Taikoo Dockyard & Engineering Co of Hong Kong Ltd, Hong Kong|
|Owner||China Navigation Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||18 Mar 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-593 (Gerd Kelbling)|
|Position||32.59N, 22.21E - Grid CO 5811|
|Complement||81 (9 dead and 72 survivors).|
|Route||Benghazi (9 Mar) - Tripoli - Alexandria|
|History||In June 1942, the Kaying was used by the Admiralty as wireless station in Siamese waters. |
|Notes on event|
The badly damaged Kaying (Master R.H. Fairley) foundered the next day in heavy weather. Seven crew members and two gunners were lost. The master, 67 crew members and four gunners were rescued and landed at Alexandria.
|On board||We have details of 10 people who were on board.|
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