Ships hit by U-boats


British Steam merchant

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Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage3,921 tons
Completed1920 - Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole 
OwnerEllerman´s Wilson Line Ltd, Hull 
Date of attack8 Mar 1943Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-633 (Bernhard Müller)
Position58° 08'N, 32° 20'W - Grid AK 2731
Complement45 (10 dead and 35 survivors).
ConvoySC-121 (romper)
RouteSt. Kitts - New York (23 Feb) - Greenock 
Cargo4242 tons of sugar and 24 tons of cotton and mail 
History Completed in December 1920 
Notes on event

At 08.55 hours on 8 March 1943 the Guido (Master George Mussared) was torpedoed and sunk by U-633 about 450 miles east-southeast of Cape Farewell. The vessel was a romper 10 miles off the starboard bow of convoy SC-121. Eight crew members and two gunners were lost. The master, 28 crew members and six gunners were picked up by USCGC Spencer (WPG 36) and landed at Londonderry.

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