Ships hit by U-boats

HMS Southern Flower (FY 332)

British A/S trawler

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NameHMS Southern Flower (FY 332)
Type:A/S trawler
Tonnage328 tons
Completed1928 - Smith´s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack3 Mar 1945Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-1022 (Hans-Joachim Ernst)
Position64° 05'N, 23° 15'W - Grid AE 4758
Complement26 (25 dead and 1 survivor).
History Completed in October 1928 as whaler Southern Flower for Southern Whaling & Sealing Co Ltd, Port Stanley, Falkland Islands. In March 1940 requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to the A/S trawler HMS Southern Flower (FY 332). 1941 purchased by The South Georgia Co Ltd (Chr. Salvesen & Co), Leith. 
Notes on event

At 11.32 hours 3 March 1945 HMS Southern Flower (FY 332) (Skr George James Culling, RNR) was hit by a torpedo from U-1022, disintegrated and sank almost immediately four miles 322° from Skagi, Iceland. The commander and 24 crew members were lost, there was only one survivor.

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