Ships hit by U-boats

Noreen Mary

British Steam trawler

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NameNoreen Mary
Type:Steam trawler
Tonnage207 tons
Completed1916 - Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby 
OwnerCarnie & Gibb, Granton 
Date of attack5 Jul 1944Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-247 (Gerhard Matschulat)
Position58° 30'N, 5° 23'W - Grid AM 3682
Complement10 (8 dead and 2 survivors).
RouteAyr - Oban - Fishing grounds 
History Built as Kate Lewis 1939 renamed Noreen Mary 
Notes on event

At 21.50 hours on 5 July 1944 the Noreen Mary was sunk by gunfire by U-247 about 20 miles west of Cape Wrath. This is an amazing event at this time in the war when the U-boats were constantly hunted by allied aircraft.

On boardWe have details of 9 people who were on board

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