Ships hit by U-boats


British Landing craft

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NameHMS LCM-509
Type:Landing craft (LCM Mk.III)
Tonnage52 tons
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack14 Oct 1942Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-221 (Hans-Hartwig Trojer)
Position53° 40'N, 40° 40'W - Grid AJ 9327
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
History Built for US Navy and lend-leased to Royal Navy 
Notes on event

The HMS LCM-509 was on transfer from the USA to the UK aboard the Southern Empress and was lost on 14 Oct 1942, when this ship was sunk by U-221 in convoy SC-104.


Location of attack on HMS LCM-509.

ship sunk.

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Media links

U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(EUR 44.43)

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