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6)QUEEN ANNE U-509




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Built: 1937


Tonnage: 4,937 / 9,450 tons


Cargo: 6,126 tons of government stores and 698 tons of general cargo, including explosives 


Route: Manchester - Capetown - Aden - Alexandria - Beirut 


Sunk 10/02/43 by U-509 on pos. 34º 53”S 19º 51”E


5 Dead


39 Survivors


At 02.19 hours on 10 February 1943 the Queen Anne (Master Charles Hicking Radford) in convoy CA-11 was torpedoed and sunk by U-509 eight miles south-southwest of Cape Agulhas, South Africa. The master and four crew members were lost. 30 crew members and nine gunners survived: 17 survivors were picked up by HMS St. Zeno (FY 280) (T/Lt J.K. Craig, RNVR) and landed at Capetown, while 22 survivors in a lifeboat made landfall at Bredasdorp near Cape Agulhas.


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