Ships hit by U-boats


New Zealand Patrol Craft (A/S)

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NameHMNZS ML-1090
Type:Patrol Craft (A/S)
Tonnage46 tons
Completed1942 - Ranalah Yacht Yard, Wootton, Isle of Wight 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack12 Jul 1942Nationality:      New Zealand
FateSunk by U-582 (Werner Schulte)
Position31° 15'N, 23° 50'W - Grid DG 6397
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
RouteOn Port Hunter 
History Completed in January 1942 for the Royal Navy, transferred to Royal New Zealand Navy in June 1942. 
Notes on event

HMNZS ML-1090 was on transfer from the UK to New Zealand aboard the Port Hunter and was lost on 12 July 1942, when this ship was sunk by U-582 about 370 miles west-southwest of Madeira. 

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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