Ships hit by U-boats


Pacific

Dutch Motor merchant



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NamePacific
Type:Motor merchant
Tonnage362 tons
Completed1938 - NV Noord Nederlandsche Scheepswerven, Groningen 
OwnerC. Tammes, Groningen 
HomeportGroningen 
Date of attack26 Mar 1945Nationality:      Dutch
 
FateSunk by U-399 (Heinz Buhse)
Position49° 54'N, 5° 17'W - Grid BF 2515
Complement10 (5 dead and 5 survivors).
ConvoyBTC-108
RouteMaryport - Penryn 
Cargo350 tons of coal 
History Completed in July 1938

The Pacific took part in Operation Dynamo, the evacuation of Dunkirk in May/June 1940 and rescued 945 men. 
Notes on event

At 05.30 hours on 26 March 1945 the Pacific in convoy BTC-108 was torpedoed and sunk by U-399 in the Bay of Falmouth. The U-boat was lost after the attack.

 
On boardWe have details of 3 people who were on board

Location of attack on Pacific.

ship sunk.


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