Ships hit by U-boats

Mont Louis

Canadian Steam merchant

NameMont Louis
Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage1,905 tons
Completed1927 - Smith´s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough 
OwnerHall Corporation of Canada, Montreal 
Date of attack9 May 1942Nationality:      Canadian
FateSunk by U-162 (Jürgen Wattenberg)
Position8° 23'N, 58° 44'W - Grid EO 1973
Complement21 (13 dead and 8 survivors).
RouteParamaribo - Trinidad 
Notes on event

At 02.12 hours on 9 May 1942 the unescorted Mont Louis (Master Walter Bowen) was torpedoed and sunk by U-162 southwest of Trinidad. 13 crew members were lost. The master and seven crew members were picked up by the Mona Marie and landed at Georgetown on 10 May.

On boardWe have details of 16 people who were on board

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