Ships hit by U-boats


British Landing craft

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NameHMS LCT-119
Type:Landing craft (LCT Mk.II)
Tonnage450 tons
Completed1941 - Tees Side Bridge & Engineering Works Ltd, Middlesbrough 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack15 Jun 1942Nationality:      British
FateDamaged by U-431 (Wilhelm Dommes)
Position33° 51'N, 23° 38'E - Grid CO 5613
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
Notes on event

At 08.44 hours on 15 June 1942 U-431 shelled a lighter north of Tobruk that drifted away after being hit. It is possible that the attacked vessel was HMS LCT-119, which was captured by the Germans on 21 June in the harbor of Tobruk.


Location of attack on HMS LCT-119.

ship damaged.

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