British Steam merchant
|Completed||1925 - R. Duncan & Co Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||South African Railways & Harbours Administration, Capetown|
|Date of attack||5 Apr 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-182 (Asmus Nicolai Clausen)|
|Position||32° 37'S, 37° 50'E - Grid JA 1470|
|Complement||47 (0 dead and 47 survivors).|
|Route||Bunbury, Western Australia - Durban|
|Cargo||5000 tons of wheat, 1500 tons of timber and 320 tons of lead, also mail|
|Notes on event|
On 5 April 1943 the unescorted Aloe (Master Angus Maclennan) was torpedoed and sunk by U-182 420 miles southeast of Durban. The master was taken prisoner by U-182 and died when the U-boat was lost on 16 May.
|On board||We have details of 3 people who were on board.|
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