British Steam trawler
|Completed||1916 - Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby|
|Owner||Carnie & Gibb, Granton|
|Date of attack||5 Jul 1944||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-247 (Gerhard Matschulat)|
|Position||58.30N, 05.23W - Grid AM 3682|
|Complement||10 (8 dead and 2 survivors).|
|Route||Ayr - Oban - Fishing grounds|
|History||Built as Kate Lewis, 1939 renamed Noreen Mary |
|Notes on event|
At 21.50 hours on 5 Jul, 1944, the Noreen Mary was sunk by gunfire by U-247 about 20 miles west of Cape Wrath. This is an amazing event at this time in the war when the U-boats were constantly hunted by allied aircraft.
|On board||We have details of 9 people who were on board.|
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