Ships hit by U-boats


Kyno

British Steam merchant


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NameKyno
Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage3,946 tons
Completed1924 - Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole 
OwnerEllerman´s Wilson Line Ltd, Hull 
HomeportHull 
Date of attack28 Aug 1940Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-28 (Günter Kuhnke)
Position58° 06'N, 13° 26'W - Grid AM 1676
Complement37 (4 dead and 33 survivors).
ConvoyHX-66
RouteNew York - Halifax (16 Aug) - Hull 
Cargo4499 tons of general cargo 
History Completed in July 1924 
Notes on event

At 20.57 hours on 28 Aug 1940 the Kyno (Master William Ansdell Thompson) in convoy HX-66 was torpedoed and sunk by U-28 about 30 miles north-northeast of Rockall. Four crew members were lost. The master and 32 crew members were picked up by the Queen Maud and landed at Methil.

 
On boardWe have details of 5 people who were on board

Location of attack on Kyno.

ship sunk.


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