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12)LLANDILO




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Built 1928


Tonnage 4,966 / 8,640 tons


Cargo: 9,024 tons of US military stores


Route: New York - Trinidad - Durban - Saldanha Bay - Bombay


Sunk 2/11/42 by U 172 on pos. 27º 03”S 02º 59”W 


24 Dead


20 Survivors


At 21.43 hours on 2 Nov 1942 the unescorted Llandilo (Master William Redvers Baden Burgess) was torpedoed and sunk by U-172 southeast of St.Helena. The master, 20 crew members and three gunners were lost. 17 crew members and three gunners were picked up by the Norwegian merchant Olaf Bergh and landed at Port of Spain, Trinidad.


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