Belgian Motor merchant
|Completed||1937 - John Cockerill SA, Hoboken, Antwerp|
|Owner||Compagnie Maritime Belge (Lloyd Royal) SA, Antwerp|
|Date of attack||29 Mar 1943||Nationality: Belgian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-172 (Carl Emmermann)|
|Position||24° 44'N, 16° 48'W - Grid DU 2722|
|Complement||56 (29 dead and 27 survivors).|
|Route||Algiers - Gibraltar - Takoradi|
|History||Completed in December 1937 |
|Notes on event|
At 00.06 hours on 29 March 1943 the Moanda (Master J. Heusers) in convoy RS-3 was hit by one of two torpedoes from U-172, caught fire and sank by the stern about 80 miles northwest of Villa Cisneros. 29 men of the 46 crew members and ten gunners on board were lost and two men were injured.
|On board||We have details of 42 people who were on board.|
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