Ships hit by U-boats


British Steam trawler

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Type:Steam trawler
Tonnage229 tons
Completed1907 - Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby 
OwnerDiamonds Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby 
Date of attack3 Aug 1942Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-605 (Herbert-Viktor Sch├╝tze)
Position62° 00'N, 18° 00'W - Grid AE 68
Complement13 (13 dead - no survivors)
RouteGrimsby (29 Jul) - Scrabster (2 Aug) - Icelandic fishing grounds 
Notes on event

At 16.54 hours on 3 Aug 1942, U-605 torpedoed and sank a steam trawler of 700 tons. This must have been the Bombay, which was reported missing after 5 August.

On boardWe have details of 13 people who were on board

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