Ships hit by U-boats


British Steam merchant

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Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage3,759 tons
Completed1938 - Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow 
OwnerLambert Brothers Ltd, London 
Date of attack30 Mar 1941Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-69 (Jost Metzler)
Position60° 18'N, 29° 28'W - Grid AK 3151
Complement42 (3 dead and 39 survivors).
RouteHull - Mobile 
Notes on event

At 07.34 hours on 30 March 1941 the Coultarn (Master Harold Cecil Lewis Phillips) in convoy OB-302 was torpedoed and sunk by U-69 southwest of Iceland. Three crew members were lost. The master, 34 crew members and four gunners were picked up by the British armed merchant cruiser HMS California (Capt C.J. Pope RAN).

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