Ships hit by U-boats


HMS Hebe (J 24)

British Fleet minesweeper



Photo from Imperial War Museum (IWM), A-1434

NameHMS Hebe (J 24)
Type:Fleet minesweeper (Halcyon)
Tonnage835 tons
Completed1937 - Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Homeport 
Date of attack22 Nov 1943Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-453 (Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach)
Position41° 08'N, 16° 52'E - Grid CJ 6689
Complement110 officers and men (38 dead and 72 survivors).
Convoy
Route 
Cargo 
History Completed in October 1937 
Notes on event

On 22 Nov 1943, HMS Hebe (J 24) (Lt A.L. Gulvin, RN) struck a mine laid on 11 November by U-453, while sweeping mines off Bari and sank.

 
More infoMore on this vessel 
On boardWe have details of 38 people who were on board

Location of attack on HMS Hebe (J 24).

ship sunk.


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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor

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