TRIN-27Trinidad, southeastward (Central Atlantic)
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|The Convoy||21 ships|
|First sighting||On 0000|
|Escorts||American corvette USS Saucy (PG 65), American patrol yacht USS Carnelian (PY 19), American patrol craft USS PC-567 and USS PC-624 and American submarine chasers USS SC-522 and USS SC-534|
On 5 December, the convoy TRIN-27 consisting of 21 merchant ships left Trinidad escorted by one corvette, one patrol yacht, two patrol craft and two submarine chasers. One ship from convoy TRIN-27 was sunk by a U-boat after the convoy had been dispersed on 11 December.
Ships hit from convoy TRIN-27
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.|
|16 Dec 1942||U-159||Helmut Friedrich Witte||East Wales||4,358||br|
1 ship sunk (4,358 tons).