Ships hit by U-boats


HMS LCT-1074

British Landing craft


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NameHMS LCT-1074
Type:Landing craft (LCT Mk.IV)
Tonnage611 tons
Completed1944  
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Homeport 
Date of attack25 Aug 1944Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-764 (Hanskurt von Bremen)
Position49° 50'N, 0° 45'W - Grid BF 3617
Complement14 officers and men (10 dead and 4 survivors).
Convoy
RouteEngland - Omaha Beach, Normandy 
CargoSherman tanks 
History  
Notes on event

At 07.05 hours on 25 Aug 1944, U-764 fired two Gnats at a convoy of landing vessels and heard a detonation after 2 minutes 41 seconds. Ten minutes later rescue boats were seen. The British landing craft HMS LCT-1074 was lost in this attack.

 
On boardWe have details of 10 people who were on board


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Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


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