British Steam merchant
|Completed||1913 - AG Neptun Schiffswerft und Maschinenfabrik, Rostock|
|Owner||Andrew Weir & Co, London|
|Date of attack||11 May 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-181 (Wolfgang Lüth)|
|Position||25° 15'S, 33° 30'E - Grid KP 3777|
|Complement||203 (75 dead and 128 survivors).|
|Route||Durban - Beira - Calcutta|
|History||Built as Valencia 1920 renamed Hughli 1927 renamed Tinhow |
|Notes on event|
At 04.08 hours on 11 May 1943 the unescorted Tinhow (Master Philip Henry Aydon) was torpedoed and sunk by U-181 about 25 miles 230° from Limpoo Light in the Mozambique Channel. The master, 24 crew members and 50 passengers were lost. 41 crew members, twelve gunners and 75 passengers were picked up by Portuguese fishing boats and landed at Lourcenço Marques on 13 May.
|On board||We have details of 76 people who were on board.|
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