British Landing craft
|Type:||Landing craft (LCT Mk.II)|
|Completed||1941 - Tees Side Bridge & Engineering Works Ltd, Middlesbrough|
|Date of attack||15 Jun 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-431 (Wilhelm Dommes)|
|Position||33° 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.
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