British Motor tanker
|Completed||1939 - Cammell Laird & Co Ltd, Birkenhead|
|Owner||Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||24 Feb 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-158 (Erwin Rostin)|
|Position||43° 51'N, 43° 41'W - Grid BC 8926|
|Complement||60 (0 dead and 60 survivors).|
|Route||Liverpool (24 Feb) - Halifax|
|History||Completed in May 1939|
Broken up at Bruges in March 1961.
|Notes on event|
At 10.35 hours on 24 February 1942 U-158 attacked convoy ONS-67 and heard a detonation but could not observe anything since it had to dive. The Diloma (Master Geoffrey Devine) was hit by one torpedo, was able to proceed at a reduced speed and reached Halifax a few hours after convoy on 1 March. In April 1942 the tanker continued to Baltimore for permanent repairs and returned to service in June 1942.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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