British Steam merchant
|Completed||1924 - Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole|
|Owner||Ellerman´s Wilson Line Ltd, Hull|
|Date of attack||28 Aug 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-28 (Günter Kuhnke)|
|Position||58° 06'N, 13° 26'W - Grid AM 1676|
|Complement||37 (5 dead and 32 survivors).|
|Route||New York - Halifax (16 Aug) - Hull|
|Cargo||4499 tons of general cargo, including 2600 tons of steel|
|History||Completed in July 1924 |
|Notes on event|
At 20.57 hours on 28 August 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. Five crew members were lost. The master and 31 crew members were picked up by the Queen Maud and landed at Methil.
|On board||We have details of 5 people who were on board.|
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