British Steam merchant
|Completed||1943 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||British Phosphate Commissioners (A. Weir & Co Ltd), London|
|Date of attack||11 Jan 1944||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-532 (Ottoheinrich Junker)|
|Position||00.03N, 80.43E - Grid LO 52|
|Complement||? men (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Colombo - Fremantle|
|History||Completed in February 1943|
Broken up at Hong Kong in May 1960.
|Notes on event|
At 23.40 hours on 11 Jan, 1944, the unescorted Triona (Master Long) was slightly damaged by two torpedoes from U-532 that detonated in her anti-torpedo nets while steaming at 12 knots about 350 miles south of Ceylon. The U-boat reported that two further torpedoes presumably passed underneath the ship without detonating. The ship escaped and continued to Australia, where she was repaired in Melbourne and returned to service after six weeks.
|On board||We have details of 12 people who were on board.|
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