British Suction dredger
|Completed||1932 - William Simons & Co, Renfrew|
|Owner||Government of Nigeria, Lagos|
|Date of attack||4 Jun 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-69 (Jost Metzler)|
|Position||6° 24'N, 3° 24'E - Grid EV 6566|
|Complement||31 (14 dead and 17 survivors).|
|Notes on event|
On 4 June 1941 the Robert Hughes (Master D. Jones) struck a mine laid on 29 May by U-69 in the entrance of the harbor at Lagos and sank. 14 crew members were lost. The master and 16 crew members were rescued by harbor craft.
|On board||We have details of 16 people who were on board.|
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