Ships hit by U-boats

HMS LCT-2341

British Landing craft

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NameHMS LCT-2341
Type:Landing craft (LCT Mk.V)
Tonnage291 tons
Completed1942 - Decatur Iron & Steel, Decatur AL 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack9 Mar 1943Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-405 (Rolf-Heinrich Hopman)
Position58° 45'N, 21° 57'W - Grid AL 1759
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
History Completed in September 1942 as USS LCT-341 for US Navy and lend-leased to Royal Navy as HMS LCT-2341
Notes on event

The HMS LCT-2341 was on transfer from the USA to the UK aboard the Bonneville and was lost on 9 March 1943, when this ship was sunk by U-405 in convoy SC-121.


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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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