British Steam merchant
|Completed||1919 - Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Walker-on-Tyne|
|Owner||Royal Mail Lines Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||29 Mar 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-404 (Otto von Bülow)|
|Position||46.50N, 16.40W - Grid BE 5653|
|Complement||97 (0 dead and 97 survivors).|
|Route||Buenos Aires - Freetown (12 Mar) - Cardiff|
|Cargo||6069 tons of refrigerated meat|
|History||Completed in June 1919 |
|Notes on event|
At 23.44 hours on 29 Mar, 1943, the Nagara (Master Percy Cooper) in convoy SL-126 was torpedoed and damaged by U-404 about 425 miles northwest of Cape Finisterre. The ship was taken in tow by the tug HMS Dexterous (W 111) but foundered on 4 April in 47°52N/14°03W. The master, 84 crew members and twelve gunners were picked up by HMS Wear (K 230) (T/Lt G.D. Edwards, RNVR) and landed at Liverpool.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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