Ships hit by U-boats


HMS Tweed (K 250)

British Frigate


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NameHMS Tweed (K 250)
Type:Frigate (River)
Tonnage1,370 tons
Completed1943 - A. & J. Inglis Ltd, Glasgow 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Homeport 
Date of attack7 Jan 1944Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-305 (Rudolf Bahr)
Position48.18N, 21.19W - Grid BE 7655
Complement127 officers and men (83 dead and 44 survivors).
Convoy
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Cargo 
History  
Notes on event

At 17.11 hours on 7 Jan, 1944, HMS Tweed (K 250) (LtCdr R.S. Miller, DSC, RNR) of the 5th Escort Group was hit on the starboard side by a Gnat from U-305 and sank within two minutes southwest of Ireland. Two officers and 81 ratings were lost. The survivors were rescued by HMS Nene (K 270) (Cdr J.D. Birch, RNR).

 
On boardWe have details of 84 people who were on board

Location of attack on HMS Tweed (K 250).

ship sunk.


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U-Boat Attack Logs

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