Ships hit by U-boats


HMS Ganilly (T 367)

British M/S trawler



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NameHMS Ganilly (T 367)
Type:M/S trawler (Isles)
Tonnage545 tons
Completed1943 - Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Homeport 
Date of attack5 Jul 1944Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-390 (Heinz Geissler)
Position49° 36'N, 0° 57'W - Grid BF 36
Complement39 (39 dead - no survivors)
ConvoyEBC-30
RouteBarry (3 Jul) – Seine Bay 
Cargo 
History Completed in September 1943 
Notes on event

At 08.21 hours on 5 July 1944, HMS Ganilly (T 367) (T/Lt R. Beattie, RNVR) was torpedoed and sunk by U-390 while escorting the convoy EBC-30 about 12 miles east-southeast of Cap Barfleur. The commander, two officers and 36 ratings were lost. The U-boat was located and sunk by HMS Tavy (K 272) (T/A/LtCdr F. Ardern, RNR) and HMS Wanderer (D 74) (LtCdr R.F. Whinney, DSC and Bar, RN) a few hours after this attack.

 
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On boardWe have details of 39 people who were on board

Location of attack on HMS Ganilly (T 367).

ship sunk.


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