TRIN-16Trinidad, southeastward (Central Atlantic)
|The Convoy||17 ships|
|Escorts||Dutch minelayer HNMS Jan van Brakel (M 80), US destroyer USS Blakeley (DD 150) and the submarine chasers USS PC-563, USS PC-589, USS PC-565 and USS PC-624|
The convoy TRIN-16 left Trinidad in the morning of 9 Oct, 1942. Three of its 17 ships were sunk by U-boats when they proceeded independently to their destinations after the convoy had been dispersed during the night of 11/12 October.
Ships hit from convoy TRIN-16
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Map|
|31 Oct 1942||U-172||Carl Emmermann||Aldington Court||4,891||br||A|
|2 Nov 1942||U-177||Robert Gysae||Aegeus||4,538||gr||B|
2 ships sunk (9,429 tons).
10 convoys on route TRIN were hit by U-boats in the war. Read more about them.