HMS Ganilly (T 367)
British M/S trawler
|Name||HMS Ganilly (T 367)|
|Type:||M/S trawler (Isles)|
|Completed||1943 - Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley|
|Date of attack||5 Jul 1944||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-390 (Heinz Geissler)|
|Position||49° 36'N, 0° 57'W - Grid BF 36|
|Complement||39 (39 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Barry (3 Jul) – Seine Bay|
|History||Completed in September 1943 |
|Notes on event|
At 08.21 hours on 5 July 1944, HMS Ganilly (T 367) (T/Lt R. Beattie, RNVR) was torpedoed and sunk by U-390 while escorting convoy EBC-30 about 12 miles east-southeast of Cap Barfleur. The commander, two officers and 36 ratings were lost. The U-boat was located and sunk by HMS Tavy (K 272) (T/A/LtCdr F. Ardern, RNR) and HMS Wanderer (D 74) (LtCdr R.F. Whinney, DSC and Bar, RN) a few hours after this attack.
|On board||We have details of 39 people who were on board.|
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