Ships hit by U-boats

Ellen M.

British Motor merchant

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NameEllen M.
Type:Motor merchant
Tonnage498 tons
Completed1938 - J. Koster Hzn, Scheepswerf Gideon, Groningen 
OwnerT.J. Metcalf, London 
Date of attack1 Feb 1940Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-59 (Harald J├╝rst)
Position52° 33'N, 2° 15'E - Grid AN 8418
Complement9 (9 dead - no survivors)
RouteImmingham (1 Feb) - London 
History Completed in September 1938 
Notes on event

At 20.44 hours on 1 Feb 1940 the unescorted Ellen M. (Master Kenneth Mann) was hit in the foreship by one G7e torpedo from U-59 and sank in a few minutes northeast of Lowestoft. The master, six crew members and two gunners were lost.

On boardWe have details of 9 people who were on board

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