HMS Abelia (K 184)
|Name||HMS Abelia (K 184)|
|Completed||1941 - Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast|
|Date of attack||9 Jan 1944||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by unknown|
|Position||50° 00'N, 18° 00'W - Grid BE 25|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
Completed in February 1941
|Notes on event|
On 9 Jan 1944, HMS Abelia (K 184) (Lt O.G. Stuart, RCNVR) lost her rudder after being hit by a U-boat torpedo. It is not known which U-boat fired the torpedo. The convoy OS-64 had been shadowed by U-757 (Deetz) which was lost on 8 January and by U-731 (Keller) which was attacked by an escort vessel on 10 January and was lucky to escape.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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