Ships hit by U-boats

HMS LCM-1123

British Landing craft

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NameHMS LCM-1123
Type:Landing craft (LCM Mk.III)
Tonnage52 tons
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack5 Jul 1943Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-593 (Gerd Kelbling)
Position37° 01'N, 4° 10'E - Grid CH 9544
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
Notes on event

HMS LCM-1123 was on transfer from the UK to the Mediterranean aboard the Devis to be used in Operation Husky, the invasion of Sicily, but was lost on 5 July 1943, when this ship was sunk by U-593 in convoy KMS-18B

Location of attack on HMS LCM-1123.

ship sunk.

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