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9)HAZELSIDE



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Built: 1940


Tonnage: 3,108 / 5,297 tons.


Cargo: 3,476 tons of general cargo, including military stores 


Route: Cardiff - Durban - Alexandria 


Sunk 28/10/41 by U 68  on pos. 23º 10’S  01º 36'E


2 Dead


43 Survivors


At 03.43 hours on 28 Oct 1941 the unescorted Hazelside (Master Charles Knight Evans) was torpedoed by U-68 about 600 miles southeast of St.Helena. At 04.01 hours, the vessel was sunk by a coup de grâce. Two crew members were lost. The master, 37 crew members and six gunners were picked up by the Malayan Prince and landed at Capetown.


The master, Charles Knight Evans, was awarded the Lloyds War Medal for bravery at sea.


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