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20)ELMDENE U-174




Photo. City of  Vancouver Archives


 


Built 1939


Tonnage 4,853 / 8,960 tons


Cargo: 5,000 tons of coal, 1,000 tons of munitions and 20 aircraft


Route: Tyne - Loch Ewe - Freetown - Alexandria


Sunk 01/11/42 by U-174 on position  08º 16’ N 16º 50’ W


6 Dead


36 Survivors


At 12.34 hours on 8 June 1941 the unescorted Elmdene (Master Ernest Fear), dispersed from convoy OB-324 on 27 May, was torpedoed and sunk by U-103 about 200 miles west-southwest of Freetown. The master and 35 crew members were rescued by US merchant Carlton in 08°47N/16°37W and taken to Freetown.


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US merchant Carlton seen above. The same was sunk by U-88 on 04 July 1942 when on Convoy PQ-17 destined to Murmansk. Photo. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/361062095115805804/


 

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