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SHIPS SUNK ENGLAND 237 - D E F

16)DUNKWA U-103




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Built 1927


Tonnage: 3,789 / 5,786 tons 


Cargo: 868 tons of government stores and 3,248 tons of general cargo 


Route: Glasgow - Opobo, Nigeria


Sunk 06 May 41 by U-103 on pos. 08º 43’N 17º 13’W


8 Dead


39 Survivors


At 17.17 hours on 6 May 1941, the Dunkwa (Master John William Andrew), dispersed from convoy OB-310, was torpedoed and sunk by U-103 216 miles west-northwest of Freetown. Five crew members and three gunners were lost. The master, 37 crew members and one gunner were picked up by the Dutch merchant Polydorus and landed at Oban. 


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