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16)OAKDENE




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Built 1936


Tonnage 4,255 / 7,600 tons


Cargo: 6,222 tons of coal


Route: Cardiff - Buenos Aires


Sunk 6 May 41 by U-105 on pos 06º 19’N 27º 55’W


0 Dead


35 Survivors


At 10.52 hours on 6 May, 1941, the Oakdene (Master Ernest Hart), dispersed from convoy OG-59, was hit by one torpedo from U-105 and sank northwest of St. Paul Rocks. The master, 31 crew members and three gunners were picked up by the HMS Dorsetshire (40) (Capt B.S.C. Martin). 


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