British Sailing ship
|Date of attack||12 Jan 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-105 (Jürgen Nissen)|
|Position||12° 25'N, 63° 00'W|
|Complement||72 (49 dead and 23 survivors).|
|Route||Curaçao - Barbados|
|Notes on event|
At 01.00 hours on 12 Jan 1943, U-105 fired with the 2cm AA gun into the rigging of C.S. Flight to force the crew to abandon ship in two lifeboats and a raft, but there were too much people on board and many jumped overboard and drowned. The U-boat used hand grenades to sink the vessel and questioned the survivors in the boats before leaving the area.
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