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SHIPS ENGLAND - D E F

1)DAGOMBA (IT SUB)




Photo.www.photoship.co.uk


 


Built 1928


Tonnage: 3,845 / 5,861 tons


Cargo: Palm oil, timber and tin ore.


Route: Freetown for Liverpool via the West Indies and Canada


Sunk 03/11/42 when in convoy TS 23 by Italian submarine Ammiraglio Cagni on pos 02º 29’N  19º 00’W 


19 Dead


44  Survivors


The motorship Dagomba, Capt. J. T. Marshall, was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine on November 3rd, 1942, about 500 miles S.W. of Freetown. Of her complement of 56 crew, six gunners and one passenger, 23 were picked up by a French warship and interned, 21 including the captain were landed at Luanda by a Portuguese ship.



Above a side view from Ammiraglio Cagni. Photo wikimedia


 

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