British Steam merchant
|Completed||1937 - J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, North Sands, Sunderland|
|Owner||Maclay & McIntyre Ltd, Glasgow|
|Date of attack||1 Apr 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-202 (Hans-Heinz Linder)|
|Position||37° 05'N, 61° 40'W - Grid CB 8387|
|Complement||47 (3 dead and 44 survivors).|
|Route||New York (29 Mar) - Capetown|
|Cargo||6000 tons of general cargo|
|Notes on event|
At 23.14 hours on 1 April 1942 the unescorted Loch Don (Master Malcolm Wright Anderson) was torpedoed and sunk by U-202 about 500 miles north-northeast of Bermuda. Three crew members were lost. The master, 37 crew members and six gunners were picked up by the Helen Forsey and landed at Burin, Newfoundland.
|On board||We have details of 47 people who were on board.|
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