Ships hit by U-boats


HMS LST-362

British Landing ship


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NameHMS LST-362
Type:Landing ship (LST-1)
Tonnage1,625 tons
Completed1942 - Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp, Quincy MA 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Homeport 
Date of attack2 Mar 1944Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-744 (Heinz Blischke)
Position48° 00'N, 17° 23'W - Grid BE 5221
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
ConvoyMKS-40
Route 
Cargo 
History Laid down on 10 Aug 1942
launched on 10 Oct 1942
commissioned on 23 Nov 1942 in the US Navy, transferred the same day to the Royal Navy. 
Notes on event

At 02.59 hours on 2 March 1944, U-744 attacked the combined convoy MKS-40/SL-149 and reported three LST sunk. In fact, HMS LST-362 was sunk and HMS LST-324 was damaged.

 
On boardWe have details of 17 people who were on board

Location of attack on HMS LST-362.

ship sunk.


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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor

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