Ships hit by U-boats

HMS Belmont (H 46)

British Destroyer

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NameHMS Belmont (H 46)
Type:Destroyer (Town)
Tonnage1,190 tons
Completed1918 - Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co, Newport News VA 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack31 Jan 1942Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-82 (Siegfried Rollmann)
Position42° 02'N, 57° 18'W - Grid BB 8873
Complement138 officers and men (138 dead - no survivors)
History Built as USS Satterlee (DD 190) of the Clemson-class. On 8 Oct 1940 transferred to the Royal Navy and renamed HMS Belmont (H 46)
Notes on event

At 22.12 hours on 31 Jan 1942, HMS Belmont (H 46) (LtCdr G.B.O. Harding, RN) of the 3rd Escort Group was torpedoed and sunk by U-82 south of Newfoundland.

On boardWe have details of 138 people who were on board

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Media links

U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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