Ships hit by U-boats

HMS LCT-2480

British Landing craft

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NameHMS LCT-2480
Type:Landing craft (LCT Mk.V)
Tonnage291 tons
Completed1942 - New York Shipbuilding, Camden NJ 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack8 Mar 1943Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-527 (Herbert Uhlig)
Position58° 30'N, 31° 00'W - Grid AK 2841
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
ConvoySC-121 (straggler)
History Completed in October 1942 as USS LCT-480 for US Navy and lend-leased to Royal Navy as HMS LCT-2480
Notes on event

The HMS LCT-2480 was on transfer from the USA to the UK aboard the Fort Lamy and was lost on 8 March 1943, when this ship was sunk by U-527 as straggler of convoy SC-121.


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Media links

U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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